geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

New radiation therapy techniques for the treatment of head and neck cancer


, : New radiation therapy techniques for the treatment of head and neck cancer. Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America 38(2): 371-95, Vii-Viii

This article reviews the most recent technology used in the treatment of head and neck cancer. It discusses brachytherapy, new ways to mix radionuclides for enhanced radiobiologic effects, and different fractionation schemes that have grown in clinical importance. Intensity-modulated radiotherapy has become a mainstay in head and neck cancer treatment, and the authors discuss several popular and emerging approaches. Patient immobilization and imaging are also discussed.

US$19.90

PMID: 15823599

DOI: 10.1016/j.otc.2004.10.009


Other references

Cho, Y.M.; Sang, B.D.; Lee, H.K.; Yoon, H.B.; Park, Y.I., 2001: A comparison of nonlinear models for describing weight-age relationship in Korean native chicken. Four nonlinear models, von Bertalanffy, Brody, Gompertz and Logistic models which have three parameters were used to fit the weight-age data for five strains of female Korean Native Chicken (KNC) which were raised at the Daejon Branch, NLRI. Compa...

Morrison, C.S.; Richardson, B.A.; Celentano, D.D.; Chipato, T.; Mmiro, F.; Mugerwa, R.; Padian, N.S.; Rugpao, S.; Salata, R.A., 2005: Prospective clinical trials designed to assess the use of hormonal contraceptives and risk of HIV acquisition. A prospective cohort study of HIV-negative women in Uganda, Zimbabwe and Thailand was conducted to compare HIV-1 incidence rates among women using oral contraceptive (OC), depomedroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), and women not using hormonal contra...

Butler, Lj, 1992: Economic evaluation of BST for onfarm use. Bovine somatotropin and emerging issues: an assessment 175

Pope, A.C., 1946: Rural immunization clinics. Canadian Nurse 42: 665-667

Liang, R.; Knight, K.; Nolfi, A.; Abramowitch, S.; Moalli, P.A., 2016: Differential effects of selective estrogen receptor modulators on the vagina and its supportive tissues. Some selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) have been associated with increased incidence of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. This study explored the effects of five SERMs on the function and matrix components of the vagina...

Staszewski J., 1982: The significance of investigations on neoplasm incidence for the study of their etio pathogenesis. The results of investigations on the distribution and changes in the incidence of [human] neoplasms make possible the detection of risk factors of neoplasm development, and provide a basis for testing hypotheses concerning the etiopathogenesis of...

Cantatore, P.; Daddabbo, L.; Fracasso, F.; Gadaleta, M.N., 1995: Identification by in Organello footprinting of protein contact sites and of single-stranded DNA sequences in the regulatory region of rat mitochondrial DNA. Protein binding sites and single-stranded DNA regions in isolated rat liver mitochondria. Footprinting studies with the purine-modifying reagent dimethyl sulfate and with the single-stranded DNA probing reagent potassium permanganate were carried out in isolated mitochondria from rat liver. Dimethyl sulfate footprinting allowed the det...

Masurovsky, E.B.; Jordan, W.K., 1960: Studies on the removal of Staphylococcus aureus from milk-contact surfaces by ultrasonic cleaning methods. The test organism was incorporated into soil menstrua (modified Ringer Solution and homogenized milk), dried down upon various milk-contact surfaces, removed by ultrasonic cleaning treatments, and assayed by submersion in Staphylococcus Medium No....

Lequien; Hennion; Shapiro, 1988: Reinvestigation of the reentrant spin-glass phase of Fe26Cr. Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter 38(4): 2669-2674

Hubbard Dennis K.; Gill Ivan P., 2004: Acropora palmata, keystone species or just another weed?. Dramatic reef decline over the past three decades has prompted debate on the roles of human stress versus natural cyclicity over a timeframe longer than our anthropocentric scale of measurement. At the center of this has been the disease-related c...