Published in Cancer Weekly, September 16th, 2003
"The primary treatment modality for nasopharyngeal carcinoma is radiotherapy (RT). When tumor persists or recurs at the nasopharynx or in the neck after irradiation, then further courses of radiotherapy are associated with recognized morbidities," investigators in the People's Republic of China report.
"The swallowing, speech abilities as well as the cervical musculoskeletal functions of the patient may be significantly affected. Surgical salvage of neck disease with radical neck dissection contributes to better tumor control with acceptable morbidity," wrote W.I. Wei and...
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