From low-dose-rate to high-dose-rate brachytherapy in lip carcinoma: Equivalent results but fewer complications.


PURPOSE To compare the use of high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy (BT) in patients with lip carcinoma with a former series previously treated with low-dose-rate (LDR) BT. METHODS AND MATERIALS Ninety-nine patients treated with LDR-BT were compared with 104 patients treated with HDR-BT. Distribution by stage was 53.5% T1, 15.1% T2, 3.1% T3, and 28.3% T4 for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.brachy.2013.05.007



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