Brachytherapy in the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer

  title={Brachytherapy in the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer},
  • Published 2017
Quon and Harrison have performed a considerable service to patients with head and neck cancers by reminding the oncology community that a state-of-the-art treatment team must include state-of-the-art brachytherapy. A fundamental adage in radiotherapy is "If you don’t hit it, you can’t cure it." Modern tools of external-beam radiotherapy, such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy, allow us to tailor radiation dose distributions (at least on the computer screen) to conform almost as tightly… CONTINUE READING