The current status of intensity-modulated radiation therapy in the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Abstract

Radiation therapy is the mainstay of treatment in nasopharyngeal carcinoma, alone or in combination with chemotherapy. In the early stage, it can be managed by radiotherapy alone. For locally advanced-stage disease, several meta-analyses have demonstrated the role of concurrent chemoradiotherapy. Conventional radiation therapy results in significant side… (More)

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