Anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid gland treated by radiation therapy.

  title={Anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid gland treated by radiation therapy.},
  author={Peter C. Levendag and P M De Porre and Wim L J van Putten},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={26 1},
PURPOSE A retrospective review was performed to investigate the potential role of external beam radiation therapy with or without chemotherapy in anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid. METHODS AND MATERIALS Fifty-one patients with a histologically or cytologically proven anaplastic thyroid carcinoma, treated by external beam radiation therapy between January 1970 and December 1986 in the Dr. Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center are the subject of this report. The overall survival, local control rate… CONTINUE READING


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