Oral cancer: Current role of radiotherapy and chemotherapy

  title={Oral cancer: Current role of radiotherapy and chemotherapy},
  author={Shao Hui Huang and Brian O´Sullivan},
  booktitle={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
The term oral cavity cancer (OSCC) constitutes cancers of the mucosal surfaces of the lips, floor of mouth, oral tongue, buccal mucosa, lower and upper gingiva, hard palate and retromolar trigone. Treatment approaches for OSCC include single management with surgery, radiotherapy [external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) and/or brachytherapy], as well as adjuvant systemic therapy (chemotherapy and/or target agents); various combinations of these modalities may also be used depending on the disease… CONTINUE READING