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Hyperfractionated radiation therapy may increase local-regional control for patients with head and n

Hyperfractionated radiation therapy may increase local-regional control for patients with head and neck cancer

Patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with hyperfractionated radiation therapy (HFX) experienced improved local-regional control and, with patients censored at five years, improved overall survival with no increase in late toxicity, according to a study published in the May 1, 2014 edition of the International Journal of Radiation…

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