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Temporally Feathered Radiation Therapy (TFRT) for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

2018-12-13 02:49:11 | BioPortfolio

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Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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Erlotinib and Docetaxel With Concomitant Boost Radiation Therapy (XRT) for Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC)

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Radiation Therapy Following Surgery in Treating Patients With Recurrent or Second Primary Cancer of the Head and Neck Following Previous Radiation Therapy

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Docetaxel + Cetuximab + Concurrent Re-Irradiation (Intensity - Modulated Radiation Therapy, IMRT) for Patients With Locoregionally Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer

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Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) versus 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3D-CRT) for head and neck cancer: cost-effectiveness analysis.

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Plasma circulating tumor DNA as a potential tool for disease monitoring in head and neck cancer.

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A Quantitative Clinical Decision-support Strategy Identifying Which Oropharyngeal Head and Neck Cancer Patients may Benefit the Most from Proton Radiation Therapy.

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Locoregional Control and Toxicity in Head and Neck Carcinoma Patients following Helical Tomotherapy-Delivered Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Compared with 3D-CRT Data.

To assess the feasibility and efficacy of intensity-modulated radiation implemented with helical tomotherapy image-guided with daily megavoltage computed tomography for head and neck cancer.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)

Preliminary cancer therapy (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone/endocrine therapy, immunotherapy, hyperthermia, etc.) that precedes a necessary second modality of treatment.

A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA arising primarily in the head and neck, especially the orbit, of children below the age of 10. The cells are smaller than those of other rhabdomyosarcomas and are of two basic cell types: spindle cells and round cells. This cancer is highly sensitive to chemotherapy and has a high cure rate with multi-modality therapy. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)

Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.

Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.

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