Combination of intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and a carbon ion boost for subtotal resected or inoperable adenoid cystic carcinomas (ACC’s) of the head and neck region

M. Münter, V. Umathum, A. Nikoghosyan, A. Jensen, H. Hof, O. Jaekel & J. Debus
Background: Adenoid cystic carcinomas (ACC’s) are rare tumors of the salivary glands in the head and neck region. Using conventional techniques of radiotherapy the treatment results are still not satisfying. The purpose of this prospective study is to assess the clinical outcome and toxicity[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]