AHNS Series: Do you know your guidelines?Principles of radiation therapy for head and neck cancer: A review of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines

Zhen Gooi, Carole Fakhry, David Goldenberg, Jeremy Richmon, Ana Ponce Kiess

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Abstract

This article is a continuation of the "Do You Know Your Guidelines" series, an initiative of the American Head and Neck Society's Education Committee to increase awareness of current best practices pertaining to head and neck cancer. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines for radiotherapy in the treatment for head and neck cancers are reviewed here in a systematic fashion according to site and stage. These guidelines outline indications for primary and adjuvant treatment, as well as general principles of radiotherapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalHead and Neck
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2016

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Keywords

  • Guidelines
  • Head and neck cancer
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
  • Principles
  • Radiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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