Book 2009

Functional Preservation and Quality of Life in Head and Neck Radiotherapy


ISBN: 978-3-540-73231-0 (Print) 978-3-540-73232-7 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIII

  2. Epidemiology and Treatment Outcome

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      Oral Cavity Cancer

    2. Chapter

      Pages 15-29

      Oropharynx: Epidemiology and Treatment Outcome

    3. Chapter

      Pages 31-41


    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-56

      Laryngeal Cancer: Epidemiology and Treatment Outcomes

    5. Chapter

      Pages 57-73


    6. Chapter

      Pages 75-87

      Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity

    7. Chapter

      Pages 89-101

      Salivary Glands and Quality of Life

    8. Chapter

      Pages 103-115

      Head and Neck Sarcomas and Lymphomas

    9. Chapter

      Pages 117-124

      Thyroid Cancer

    10. Chapter

      Pages 125-132

      Cervical Lymph Node Metastases from Unknown Primary Tumors

  3. Treatment Techniques with Potential Impact on QOL

    1. Chapter

      Pages 135-144

      Dysphagia-Related Quality of Life of Patients with Cancer in the Oropharynx: An Advantage for Brachytherapy?

    2. Chapter

      Pages 145-153

      Improving the Quality of Life of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer by Highly Conformal Radiotherapy

    3. Chapter

      Pages 155-161

      Advantages of Proton Beam Therapy in Functional Preservation and Quality of Life in Head and Neck Radiotherapy

    4. Chapter

      Pages 163-174

      Target Definition and Delineation CT/MRI/PET-Guided Targets

    5. Chapter

      Pages 175-182

      Advanced Techniques for Setup Precision and Tracking

    6. Chapter

      Pages 183-190

      Adaptive Image-Guided Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

    7. Chapter

      Pages 191-201

      Improving Form and function Through Surgical Care in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    8. Chapter

      Pages 203-214

      The Contribution of Chemotherapy

    9. Chapter

      Pages 215-223

      Contributions of Targeted Agents

  4. Toxicity, Quality of Life, Prevention, Rehabilitation, Supportive Care

    1. Chapter

      Pages 227-241

      Late Radiation-Induced Side Effects

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