Preliminary results of the treatment of advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma after ablative surgery in combination with reduced external beam radiation therapy and an adjuvant image adapted brachytherapy boost

Jens E. Meyer, Christian Metzger, Torsten Kolb, Barbara Wollenberg & György Kovács
Aim: Treatment of advanced oropharyngeal head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is still controversial. Two maior aspects of the therapy are besides oncological outcome function and toxicity. Image adapted brachytherapy (IABT) elicits the possibility to boost the primary tumour side, thereby [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]