Intra-operative radiotherapy--5 years of experience in the palliative treatment of recurrent and advanced head and neck cancers.

@article{Spaeth1997IntraoperativeRY,
  title={Intra-operative radiotherapy--5 years of experience in the palliative treatment of recurrent and advanced head and neck cancers.},
  author={Joachim Spaeth and Dimitrios Andreopoulos and Trisha A. Unger and James Beckman and J{\"u}rgen Ammon and Georg Schloendorff},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={208-13}
}
Recurrent and advanced cancer in the head and neck region is usually associated with limited therapeutic concepts and a dismal prognosis. Efforts mainly focus on palliative treatment in order to improve the patient's quality of life. From May 1989 to December 1994, a total of 120 intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT) procedures with high-energy electron beams… CONTINUE READING