Changes of tumor and normal structures of the neck during radiation therapy for head and neck cancer requires adaptive strategy.


The treatment period over which radiation therapy is administered extends over several weeks. Since tumor shrinkage in response to radiation therapy and weight loss due to radiation-induced mucositis may impact on the dose distribution in both target and organ at risk in patients with head and neck cancer, the anatomical changes of tumor and neck volumes… (More)


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