Efficacy of high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy in patients with oral tongue carcinoma.


PURPOSE To evaluate the results of high-dose-rate (HDR)-interstitial brachytherapy (ISBT) in oral tongue carcinomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between September 1999 and August 2007, 50 patients were treated for oral tongue carcinoma with HDR-ISBT. The patient's mean age was 58 years. Forty-two patients were in T1-2 stage and 8 patients were in T3 stage; 16… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.brachy.2009.10.003