Intracavity hyperthermia in nasopharyngeal cancer: a phase III clinical study.

PURPOSE To compare the local tumour control, survival, and acute mucous toxicity of nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) patients treated with conventional radiotherapy (RT) combined with intracavity hyperthermia versus conventional RT alone. METHODS AND MATERIALS Previously untreated NPC patients were assigned randomly into the conventional RT group and the… CONTINUE READING