Advanced radiation therapy for head and neck cancer may be better than traditional radiation at preventing side effects and cancer recurrence

Patients with head and neck cancer who are treated with an advanced form of radiation therapy may experience fewer side effects and be less likely to die from their disease than patients who receive standard radiation therapy. That is the finding of an analysis published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The study establishes so-called intensity-modulated radiation therapy as both a safe and beneficial treatment for patients with head and neck cancer…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-01/w-a…



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