[Long-term sequelae after chemoradiation in head neck tumors]
Journal Paper/Review - Jan 1, 2016
Schoch Manuel, Broglie Däppen Martina, Henke Guido, Stöckli Sandro
The most common type of head and neck tumors are squamous cell cancer of the pharynx, the oral cavity and the larynx. These tumors can be treated by primary radio(chemo)therapy or surgery as well as a combination of both modalities depending on the site and extent of disease. This article will outline the recent developments in radiation therapy and give an overview of the potential long-term sequelae and their influencing factors.