Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for head and neck cancer patients

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Published: 18 Nov 2009
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Dr. Chris Nutting, Radiation Oncologist, Royal Marsden Hospital, UK

Dr. Nutting discusses the results of the Phase III randomised clinical trial testing a new form of radiotherapy called intensity-modulated radiation therapy. The trial analysed the ability of this technology to reduce the radiation dose of the salivary gland in patients undergoing therapy for head and neck cancer.