[Radiotherapy for oral cavity cancers]

Cancer Radiother. 2016 Sep;20 Suppl:S116-25. doi: 10.1016/j.canrad.2016.07.002. Epub 2016 Aug 9.
[Article in French]

Abstract

Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and brachytherapy are standard techniques for the irradiation of oral cavity cancers. These techniques are detailed in terms of indication, preparation, delineation and selection of the volumes, dosimetry and patient positioning control.

Keywords: Brachytherapy; Cancer; Curiethérapie cavité buccale; Neoplasm; Oral cavity; Radiotherapy; Radiothérapie.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Brachytherapy / adverse effects
  • Brachytherapy / methods*
  • Brachytherapy / standards
  • Dose Fractionation, Radiation
  • Humans
  • Lymphatic Irradiation / methods
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Mouth Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Mouth Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Mouth Neoplasms / therapy
  • Organs at Risk
  • Patient Positioning
  • Radiation Injuries / etiology
  • Radiation Injuries / prevention & control
  • Radiotherapy Dosage
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
  • Radiotherapy, Image-Guided
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated / adverse effects
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated / methods*
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated / standards