Outcomes of patients with tonsillar carcinoma treated with post-tonsillectomy radiation therapy.

@article{Yildirim2009OutcomesOP,
  title={Outcomes of patients with tonsillar carcinoma treated with post-tonsillectomy radiation therapy.},
  author={Gokcen Yildirim and William H. Morrison and David I. Rosenthal and Erich M Sturgis and Vassiliki A. Papadimitrakopoulou and David Schwartz and Adam Seth Garden},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          473-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Our aim was to evaluate the therapeutic outcomes of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil that underwent tonsillectomies followed by radiotherapy. METHODS A search of the database maintained within the Department of Radiation Oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center identified 120 patients with carcinoma of the tonsil who were irradiated between 1979 and 2004 following total gross removal of their disease by tonsillectomy. RESULTS Thirty-six… CONTINUE READING
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