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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S036 The Pattern of Acute Mucosal Reactions in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Treated by Conventional and Accelerated Irradiation

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Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):846. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.846-b

Objective: To evaluate acute mucosal reactions in head and neck cancer patients treated by conventional and accelerated irradiation, with particular consideration of morphological and functional parameters, appearance and duration.

Patients: Sixty-six patients with head and neck cancer (oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, and larynx). Patients were irradiated by conventional (CF) and accelerated fractionation (AF); the distribution between groups was equal.

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