Randomized clinical trial on 7-days-a-week postoperative radiotherapy for high-risk squamous cell head and neck cancer.

@article{Suwiski2008RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized clinical trial on 7-days-a-week postoperative radiotherapy for high-risk squamous cell head and neck cancer.},
  author={Rafał Suwiński and Magdalena Bańkowska-Woźniak and Wojciech Majewski and Adam Idasiak and Adam Maciejewski and Ewa Zi{\'o}łkowska and Wiesława Windorbska and Krzysztof Składowski and Leszek Miszczyk and Bogusław Maciejewski},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={155-63}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the normal tissue reactions and loco-regional control rates (LRC) in patients treated with 7-days-a-week postoperative continuous irradiation (p-CAIR) compared to conventionally fractionated 5-days-a-week postoperative radiotherapy (CF). MATERIALS/METHODS Between 2001 and 2004, 279 patients with high-risk squamous cell cancer of the larynx (158 pts.) or cancer of the oral cavity/oropharynx (121 pts.) were enrolled. They were stratified according to the primary cancer site… CONTINUE READING