Anaplastic thyroid cancer: Clinical outcomes with conformal radiotherapy.

  title={Anaplastic thyroid cancer: Clinical outcomes with conformal radiotherapy.},
  author={Aarti K Bhatia and Archana Rao and K Kian Ang and Adam Seth Garden and William H. Morrison and David I. Rosenthal and Douglas B. Evans and Gary L Clayman and Steven I. Sherman and David Schwartz},
  journal={Head & neck},
  volume={32 7},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to review institutional outcomes for anaplastic thyroid cancer treated with conformal 3-dimensional radiotherapy (3DRT) or intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT). METHODS In all, 53 consecutive patients were analyzed. Thirty-one (58%) patients were irradiated with curative intent. Median radiation dose was 55 Gray (Gy; range, 4-70 Gy). Thirteen (25%) patients received IMRT to a median 60 Gy (range, 39.9-69.0 Gy). Thirty-nine (74%) patients received… CONTINUE READING
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