The optimal use of granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor in radiation induced mucositis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

OBJECTIVE Evaluation of response of granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) on acute radiation toxicity profile in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS AND MATERIALS Thirty three patients with proven stage I or II head &neck carcinoma received conventional external beam radiation therapy. Out of these, six patients received… (More)