Quantitative estimates of the effects of concomitant chemotherapy on acute dysphagia in patients receiving radical treatment for head and neck cancer.

@article{Bhide2009QuantitativeEO,
  title={Quantitative estimates of the effects of concomitant chemotherapy on acute dysphagia in patients receiving radical treatment for head and neck cancer.},
  author={Shree A. Bhide and S Gulliford and Roger P A'hern and Emma R Hall and Katie L. Newbold and Kevin J. Harrington and Christopher M. Nutting},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 15_suppl},
  pages={e22134}
}
e22134 Purpose: To generate quantitative parameters describing the effect of concomitant chemotherapy on incidence of grade 3 dysphagia (CTCAE v3.0, assisted feeding) using dose response curves in patients receiving radical treatment for head and neck cancer. METHODS Patients treated at a single centre in prospective phase I and II trials of concomitant chemo-IMRT (CRT) (n=85) and the phase III trial of IMRT vs. conventional radiotherapy (PARSPORT) (n=82) formed the basis of this non… CONTINUE READING