Post-operative treatment of malignant salivary gland tumours of the palate with iodine-125 brachytherapy.

@article{Stannard2004PostoperativeTO,
  title={Post-operative treatment of malignant salivary gland tumours of the palate with iodine-125 brachytherapy.},
  author={Clare E. Stannard and Egbert Hering and Jan Hough and Ruth Knowles and Roger Munro and Jos J Hille},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={307-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Malignant minor salivary gland tumours are usually small and clinically indistinguishable from benign lesions. Surgery is the treatment of choice with post-operative radiotherapy for involved margins or unfavourable histology. We assessed the results of a series of such patients treated with iodine-125 brachytherapy in the form of a temporary applicator or implant. PATIENTS AND METHODS There were nine patients with T1/T2 tumours of the hard and/or soft palate that had… CONTINUE READING
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