Adjuvant high-dose-rate brachytherapy after external beam radiotherapy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma


Ozyar E., Yildz F., Akyol F., Atahan I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, vol.52, no.1, pp.101-108, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0360-3016(01)01818-1
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.101-108
  • Keywords: brachytherapy, radiotherapy, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, RADIATION-THERAPY, LOCAL-CONTROL, CANCER, BOOST, MANAGEMENT, EXPERIENCE, TUMOR
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Purpose: To compare the local control and survival rates obtained with either external beam radiation therapy (ERT) and adjuvant high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy (BRT) or ERT alone in patients with nasopharyngeal cancer.