Comparison between conventional and intensity-modulated post-operative radiotherapy for stage III and IV oral cavity cancer in terms of treatment results and toxicity.

@article{Chen2009ComparisonBC,
  title={Comparison between conventional and intensity-modulated post-operative radiotherapy for stage III and IV oral cavity cancer in terms of treatment results and toxicity.},
  author={Wen-Cheng Chen and T Hwang and Wen-Hung Wang and C Lu and Chih-Cheng Chen and Chien-Ming Chen and Hsu-Huei Weng and C Lai and Miao-Fen Chen},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={505-10}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the treatment results and toxicity profiles of post-operative conventional radiotherapy (Conv-RT) and intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for stage III and IV oral cavity cancer. During the period from April 2002 to December 2005, a total of 49 patients with stage III and IV squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity were treated with radical surgery followed by post-operative RT. Twenty-seven patients received Conv-RT while 22 received IMRT. Only three… CONTINUE READING