The role of brachytherapy in early-stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

@article{Chang1996TheRO,
  title={The role of brachytherapy in early-stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma.},
  author={Joseph Tung-Chien Chang and Lim Chwee See and Simon Guo-Jeng Tang and Steve Pai-Hsun Lee and Chun Chieh Wang and Jun Hyuk Hong},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1996},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={
          1019-24
        }
}
PURPOSE To present the treatment results and assess the optimal radiation dose and the role of brachytherapy in early stage nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC). METHODS AND MATERIALS One hundred eighty-three patients with Stage I and II (American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System, 1987) NPC completed the planned radiotherapy in our institution from 1979 to 1991. In 133 patients, radiotherapy was given to the nasopharynx by external beam to 64.8-68.4 Gy. Further boost was done by high dose rate… CONTINUE READING
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