Published in Cancer Weekly, September 19th, 2000
The procedure, developed by oncologists in The Netherlands, and which uses beam intensity modulation, permitted saving the salivary glands and most of the parotid glands of patients undergoing surgery for T2 tumors of the tonsillar fossa with extension into the soft palate (To) and T3 tumors of the supraglottic larynx (SgL) (E.B. van Dieren et al., "Beam intensity modulation using tissue compensators or dynamic multileaf collimation in three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy of primary cancers of the...
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