Risk of cerebrovascular events in elderly patients after radiation therapy versus surgery for early-stage glottic cancer.

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PURPOSE Comprehensive neck radiation therapy (RT) has been shown to increase cerebrovascular disease (CVD) risk in advanced-stage head-and-neck cancer. We assessed whether more limited neck RT used for early-stage (T1-T2 N0) glottic cancer is associated with increased CVD risk, using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare linked… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.06.009

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