Radiotherapy for adenoid cystic carcinoma of the palate.

  title={Radiotherapy for adenoid cystic carcinoma of the palate.},
  author={William F. Regine and William M Mendenhall and James T. Parsons and Scott P. Stringer and Nicholas J. Cassisi and Rodney R. Million},
  journal={Head & neck},
  volume={15 3},
This is an analysis of 16 patients with adenoid cystic carcinoma of the palate who were treated with curative intent by radiotherapy alone (9) or surgery and radiotherapy (7). No patient received adjuvant chemotherapy. Follow-up ranged from 3 years to 19 years with 69% of the patients having follow-up of more than 5 years. Two patients in the radiotherapy alone group developed local recurrences, and both have had long-term surgical salvage. No local failures were seen in the combined therapy… CONTINUE READING


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