Radiotherapeutic management of cancer of the supraglottis.

@article{Spaulding1986RadiotherapeuticMO,
  title={Radiotherapeutic management of cancer of the supraglottis.},
  author={C A Spaulding and R J Krochak and Seung Shin Hahn and W C Constable},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1986},
  volume={57 7},
  pages={1292-8}
}
One hundred eighty-five patients with cancer of the supraglottis were treated with curative intent by radiotherapy alone or combined with surgery over a 14-year period. Minimum follow-up was 3 years. Sixty-eight percent had Stage III or IV disease. Moderate-dose radiotherapy, with surgery in reserve, was the policy for the early lesions, and yielded a 3-year locoregional control rate of 76% for T1 N0/N1, T2 N0/N1, and T3 N0/N1 lesions combined. In this group, 84% of patients with locoregional… CONTINUE READING

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