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Radiation therapy for head and neck neoplasms

indications, techniques, and results

by C. C. Wang

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Published by Year Book Medical Publishers in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Head -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy.,
  • Neck -- Cancer -- Radiotherapy.,
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementC.C. Wang.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.H4 W36 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 426 p. :
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1859044M
    ISBN 100815191847
    LC Control Number90012177

      Learn about the radiation therapy provided at WellSpan for head and neck cancer patients and hear first hand patient experiences. Radiation therapy (RT) is an important and potentially curative modality for head and neck cancers. For many primary sites within the head and neck, RT yields better functional outcomes than surgery and, thus, is often preferred for localized disease.

    The subsequent findings of improved response and survival following radiation or chemoradiation therapy in prospective studies of these head and neck cancer patients 20 and in patients with OSCC associated with HPV 21 raises the possibility of using less aggressive protocols in patients with HPV-positive cancers in . Radiation Accessed 4/26/ American Cancer Society. Radiation therapy for head and neck cavity and oropharyngeal cancer Accessed 4/26/ National Cancer Institute. Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment Accessed 4/26/

    Growing evidence suggests that postoperative radiation therapy augments surgical resection, particularly for the high-grade neoplasms, when margins are close or involved, when tumors are large, or when histologic evidence of lymph node metastases is present.[] Clinical trials, which have been completed in the United States and England. Head and neck cancer includes cancers of the mouth, nose, sinuses, salivary glands, throat, and lymph nodes in the neck. Most begin in the moist tissues that line the mouth, nose, and throat. Head and neck cancers are twice as common in men. Using tobacco or alcohol increases your risk. In fact, around 75 percent of head and neck cancers are.


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Radiation therapy for head and neck neoplasms by C. C. Wang Download PDF EPUB FB2

* A separate chapter on dental care before, during, and after radiation therapy. * New illustrations throughout, plus over photographs This text provides invaluable guidance on the management of head and neck neoplasms to radiation oncologists, head and neck surgeons, oral surgeons, medical oncologists, medical students, and by:   This information will help you prepare for radiation therapy to your head and neck at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK).

It will help you know what to expect before, during, and after your treatment. It will also help you learn about side effects and how to care for yourself during treatment. Read through this resource before you start radiation. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: 1.

Basic Concepts of Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer Technical Considerations of Radiation Therapy of Head and Neck Tumors Dental Care of Patients Receiving Radiation Therapy Principles and Practice of Altered Fractionation Radiation Therapy Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Neoplasms by C.

Wang () Hardcover – January 1, See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ Manufacturer: Wiley-Liss. This edition presents new information, treatment diagrams, techniques, and the latest data on treatment results.

An overview of fundamental concepts (from biological to technical) of radiation therapy for head and neck neoplasms is followed by a brief discussion of dental care before, during, Price: $ The three main types of treatment for managing head and neck cancer are radiation therapy, surgery, and chemotherapy.

The primary treatments are radiation therapy, surgery, or both combined; chemotherapy is often used as an additional, or adjuvant, treatment. The optimal combination of the three treatment modalities for a patient with a.

Radiation therapy is known for its particular effectiveness against head and neck tumors. Low-Dose Radiation a Possible “Game Changer” for Treating HPV-Positive Throat Cancer An MSK study has shown that HPV-related head and neck cancer can be treated with a sharply reduced radiation dose to prevent side effects.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wang, C.C. (Chiu-Chen). Radiation therapy for head and neck neoplasms. Chicago: Year Book Medical Publishers, © This edition presents new information, treatment diagrams, techniques, and the latest data on treatment results.

An overview of fundamental concepts (from biological to technical) of radiation therapy for head and neck neoplasms is followed by a brief discussion of dental care before, during, and after the therapy.

The majority of the book contains site-specific coverage of strategies for. Introduction to Radiation Therapy of the Head & Neck: ?video_id=-dWm40P6elM&video_referrer=watch&ns=1Welc.

Wang CC, ed.: Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Neoplasms. 3rd ed. New York: Wiley-Liss, Jones KR, Lodge-Rigal RD, Reddick RL, et al.: Prognostic factors in the recurrence of stage I and II squamous cell cancer of the oral cavity.

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (5):[PUBMED Abstract]. Although substantial data in support of and assessing the effects of radiation for neck metastases originate from studies utilizing two- and three-dimensional techniques, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is considered the standard of care when radiation therapy is employed for head and neck malignancies.

PURPOSE: To retrospectively assess the outcomes of radiation therapy in patients with head and neck paragangliomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS: From to66 patients with 81 head and neck paragangliomas were treated by conventional external beam radiation therapy in 25 fractions at a median dose of 45 Gy (range, Gy).Cited by:   The author of this textbook is a well-known authority in the field of head and neck radiation oncology.

His book reflects years of hard work and captures his unique experience, especially in the management of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract.

GOEPFERT H. Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Neoplasms. Arch Otolaryngol Author: Helmuth Goepfert. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. ;e doi: /EDBK_ Locoregional Recurrent or Second Primary Head and Neck Cancer: Management Strategies and by: 6.

This book provides a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art imaging in head and neck cancer. Precise determination of tumor extent is of the utmost importance in these neoplasms, as it has important consequences for staging of disease, prediction of outcome and choice of treatment.

Only the radiologist can fully appreciate submucosal, perineural, and perivascular tumor spread and detect. Radiation therapy or radiotherapy, often abbreviated RT, RTx, or XRT, is a therapy using ionizing radiation, generally as part of cancer treatment to control or kill malignant cells and normally delivered by a linear ion therapy may be curative in a number of types of cancer if they are localized to one area of the body.

It may also be used as part of adjuvant therapy, to ICDPCS: D. Radiation therapy can be given externally or internally, but for head and neck cancers it is usually given externally. Radiation therapy can be used on its own as the main treatment for pharyngeal and laryngeal cancers, especially to preserve important functions such as speech, swallowing and breathing.

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. @article{osti_, title = {Radiation to the head, neck, and upper thorax of the young and thyroid neoplasia}, author = {Schreiner, R L}, abstractNote = {It is now generally accepted that an association exists between external radiation administered to the head, neck and upper thorax of infants, children and adolescents and the subsequent development of neoplastic changes in the thyroid gland.

Cetuximab plus cisplatin-radiation, versus cisplatin-radiation alone, resulted in more frequent interruptions in radiation therapy (% v.

%, respectively); similar cisplatin delivery ([email protected]{osti_, title = {Synovial sarcoma of the neck associated with previous head and neck radiation therapy}, author = {Mischler, N E and Chuprevich, T and Tormey, D C and Ramirez, G and Mack, E A}, abstractNote = {Synovial sarcoma is a rare neoplasm that uncommonly arises in the neck.

Fourteen years after facial and neck radiation therapy for acne, synovial sarcoma of the neck. This book provides an overview of the findings obtained using different imaging techniques during the evaluation of head and neck neoplasms, both before and after therapy.

All anatomic areas in the head and neck are covered, and the impact of imaging on patient management is discussed in detail.