Radiation Dose-Volume Effects in the Larynx and Pharynx

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

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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)
Pages (from-to)S64-S69
JournalInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics
Issue number3 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Mar 1 2010


  • Larynx
  • dose effect
  • dysphagia
  • pharynx
  • radiotherapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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