Clinical application of tumor volume in advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma to predict outcome

@article{Lee2010ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical application of tumor volume in advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma to predict outcome},
  author={Ching-Chih Lee and Tze Ta Huang and Moon-Sing Lee and Shih-Hsuan Hsiao and Hon-Yi Lin and Yu-Chieh Su and Feng-Chun Hsu and Shih-Kai Hung},
  journal={Radiation Oncology (London, England)},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={20 - 20}
}
BackgroundCurrent staging systems have limited ability to adjust optimal therapy in advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). This study aimed to delineate the correlation between tumor volume, treatment outcome and chemotherapy cycles in advanced NPC.MethodsA retrospective review of 110 patients with stage III-IV NPC was performed. All patients were treated first with neoadjuvant chemotherapy, then concurrent chemoradiation, and followed by adjuvant chemotherapy as being the definitive therapy… 

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