Outcome prediction after surgery and chemoradiation of squamous cell carcinoma in the oral cavity, oropharynx, and hypopharynx: use of baseline perfusion CT microcirculatory parameters vs. tumor volume.

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PURPOSE To assess whether pretreatment perfusion computed tomography (PCT) may predict outcome in chemoradiated patients with oral cavity, oropharynx, and hypopharynx squamous cell carcinoma (SCCA) after surgical excision. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one patients with SCCA were examined before treatment. The primary site was oral cavity in 6, oropharynx… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.06.1956

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