Randomized trial of conventional versus high fractional dose radiation therapy in the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer.

@article{Weissberg1982RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial of conventional versus high fractional dose radiation therapy in the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer.},
  author={Jack Weissberg and Yung H Son and B A Percarpio and James J. Fischer},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1982},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={179-85}
}
A prospectively randomized clinical trial was undertaken to compare conventionally fractionated radiation therapy and high fractional dose irradiation in the treatment of advanced, surgically unresectable head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Sixty-four patients were entered into the study between 1973 and 1979 and were randomized to receive either 200 rad… CONTINUE READING