Karen K. Fu, MD | Authors

Altered Fractionation for Head and Neck Cancer

October 01, 2001

A conventional course of radiation for squamous cell carcinoma in the United States is generally 70 Gy in 7 weeks, with a once-daily dose of 1.8 to 2 Gy. This schedule has a modest success rate in curing head and neck cancer. The

Combined-Modality Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer

December 01, 1997

Chemotherapy, when combined with radiotherapy and/or surgery in the treatment of patients with head and neck cancer, appears to be most efficacious if it is given concurrently with radiotherapy. Concurrent chemotherapy and