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Head and Neck Cancer

  • D. A. Elliott
  • N. Nabavizadeh
  • K. Hiluf
  • J. M. HollandEmail author
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Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Head and neck radiotherapy is a continuously evolving field. The disease itself has changed with the increase in human papilloma virus (HPV) associated oropharyngeal cancer. With this new disease entity, oncologists are struggling to determine optimal therapy. As radiation oncologists, we are questioning our traditional use of chemotherapy as well as our radiation doses and volumes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Elliott
    • 1
    • 2
  • N. Nabavizadeh
    • 1
  • K. Hiluf
    • 1
  • J. M. Holland
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyOregon Health and Science UniversityPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyEleanor N. Dana Cancer Center, University of ToledoToledoUSA

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