Intracavitary radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma--palliation or cure?

  • S. Y. Tsao
  • Published 1994 in Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore


Although nasopharyngeal carcinoma is classically treated by external irradiation, the technique invariably results in decreased parotid secretions and rapid tooth decay. For the treatment of locally relapsed tumours, nasopharyngectomy, though effective, may not always be available for routine salvage, especially in endemic areas. A pilot study was made of… (More)


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