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New Guidelines for Head & Neck Cancer Reirradiation

Recurrent and second primary head-and-neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) arising within or close to previously irradiated areas are a significant clinical challenge. Salvage surgical resection is the standard of care, but...

Treatment Trends in Laryngeal Cancer

Of the 13,000 Americans diagnosed with laryngeal cancer in 2010, 3,660 were projected to die from the disease. Traditionally, early-stage disease has been treated using radiation therapy (RT) or surgical resection with...

Applications of Ultrasound in Breast Cancer

For decades, whole breast radiation therapy has been standard treatment for breast cancer patients following lumpectomy. The goal of radiation treatment is to kill any remaining cancerous cells around the lumpectomy cavity while...



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