Review of postoperative and elective nodal irradiation in head and neck cancer

Daniel Trifiletti, Austin Sim, David D. Wilson

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Abstract

 Radiotherapy plays a critical role in the nodal management of patients with head and neck cancer. The indications, dose fractionation schedules, and results of postoperative radiation therapy (PORT) and elective nodal management (ENI) in various head and neck cancers are reviewed and summarized with common themes identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-304
Number of pages14
JournalCurrent Cancer Therapy Reviews
Volume10
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Elective irradiation
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Lymph nodes
  • Postoperative irradiation
  • Skin cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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