Tag: head and neck cancer

Radiation-induced Trismus and Related Measures of Patient Life Quality

Radiation therapy (RT) and concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT), with or without surgery, are the established current standard treatment modalities for patients with head and neck cancers (HNC). Radiation-induced trismus (RIT), a serious side effect of RT or CCRT, can affect 5% to 69% of HNC patients, depending on the primary...
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Routine Assessment of Health Related Quality of Life in Head & Neck Cancer Patients: A 10 Years’ Experience

In the field of head and neck oncology, clinical outcomes are often employed. Clinician-reported outcome assessments (health professionals), observer-reported outcome assessments (caregivers), and patient-reported outcome assessments are the three categories that clinical outcome evaluations fall under (patient or proxies). Based on a decade of experience, we identified the following...
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