Timing and dosage of postoperative radiotherapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract.

Seventy patients who received postoperative irradiation (PI) after curative surgery for stage III or IV squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract were studied retrospectively to compare the rate of local and regional recurrence (LRR) and the effect of total dose on LRR rate in patients irradiated timely (n = 40) with those who were not (n… CONTINUE READING