Swallowing function after chemoradiation for advanced stage oropharyngeal cancer.

  title={Swallowing function after chemoradiation for advanced stage oropharyngeal cancer.},
  author={Samuel G Shiley and Christopher A Hargunani and Judith M Skoner and J. Michael Holland and Mark K. Wax},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={134 3},
OBJECTIVE Advanced-stage oropharyngeal cancer may be treated either surgically or nonsurgically. We reported previously functional outcomes after surgical resection with free-tissue transfer. In the present study, we evaluated swallowing function after combined chemoradiation for oropharyngeal cancer. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective review of 30 patients treated at a tertiary academic center for Stage III/IV oropharyngeal cancer with sequential or concurrent chemoradiation from 1994 to… CONTINUE READING


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