Neutron radiotherapy for the treatment of locally advanced major salivary gland tumors.

@article{Douglas1999NeutronRF,
  title={Neutron radiotherapy for the treatment of locally advanced major salivary gland tumors.},
  author={James G. Douglas and Seung-won Lee and George E. Laramore and Mary M. Austin-Seymour and Wui-jin Koh and Thomas W. Griffin},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={1999},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={255-63}
}
BACKGROUND Malignant salivary gland tumors are rare tumors of the head and neck region. The treatment of these tumors has generally consisted of surgical extirpation, with postoperative radiotherapy improving locoregional control and survival in patients with high risk tumors. Neutron radiotherapy has been found to be more efficacious than conventional radiotherapy in the setting of inoperable or subtotally resected salivary gland tumors. METHODS One hundred forty-eight patients with… CONTINUE READING
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