Radiation Dose-Volume Effects in the Larynx and Pharynx

Tiziana Rancati, Marco Schwarz, Aaron M. Allen, Felix Feng, Aron Popovtzer, Bharat B Mittal, Avraham Eisbruch*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The dose-volume outcome data for RT-associated laryngeal edema, laryngeal dysfunction, and dysphagia, have only recently been addressed, and are summarized. For late dysphagia, a major issue is accurate definition and uncertainty of the relevant anatomical structures. These and other issues are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010


  • Larynx
  • dose effect
  • dysphagia
  • pharynx
  • radiotherapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiation
  • Cancer Research

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