Fatigue during chemoradiotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer and its relationship to radiation dose distribution in the brain.

@article{Powell2014FatigueDC,
  title={Fatigue during chemoradiotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer and its relationship to radiation dose distribution in the brain.},
  author={Ceri J Powell and Ulrike Schick and James P. Morden and Sarah Gulliford and Aisha B. Miah and Shreerang A. Bhide and Katie L. Newbold and Kevin J. Harrington and Christopher M. Nutting},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={416-21}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Fatigue during head and neck radiotherapy may be related to radiation dose to the central nervous system (CNS). The impact of patient, tumour, and dosimetric variables on acute fatigue was assessed in nasopharyngeal cancer patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS Radiation dose to the following retrospectively-delineated CNS structures; brainstem, cerebellum, pituitary gland, pineal gland, hypothalamus, hippocampus and basal ganglia (BG) and clinical… CONTINUE READING
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