Cancer of the tonsil: the results of ipsilateral radiation treatment.

@article{Jackson1999CancerOT,
  title={Cancer of the tonsil: the results of ipsilateral radiation treatment.},
  author={Stewart M Jackson and John H Hay and Arthur Flores and Lorna Weir and Florence Lennie Wong and Christina D. Schwindt and Barbara Baerg},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={123-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The use of ipsilateral irradiation techniques to treat patients with carcinoma of the tonsil reduces the acute radiation reaction in the contralateral pharynx and late damage to the contralateral salivary tissue. However, this may also spare microscopic disease in apparently uninvolved contralateral lymph nodes. The purpose of this study was to analyse the survival and recurrence rates and sites of recurrance in a group of patients with carcinoma of the tonsil treated… CONTINUE READING