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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1];Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Homa Najafi, M.D.[2]

Overview

The mainstay of treatment for early stages of nasopharyngeal carcinoma is radiotherapy. For the patients in early stages, radiotherapy is used solely most of the time, and in patients with higher stages,it is used in combination with chemotherapy.

Indications

Radiotherapy:

Stage I and II:[1][2]

Stage III and IV:[3]

References

  1. Lee, Anne W.M.; Ng, Wai Tong; Chan, Lucy L.K.; Hung, Wai Man; Chan, Connie C.C.; Sze, Henry C.K.; Chan, Oscar S.H.; Chang, Amy T.Y.; Yeung, Rebecca M.W. (2014). "Evolution of treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer – Success and setback in the intensity-modulated radiotherapy era". Radiotherapy and Oncology. 110 (3): 377–384. doi:10.1016/j.radonc.2014.02.003. ISSN 0167-8140.
  2. Pastor, M.; Lopez Pousa, A.; del Barco, E.; Perez Segura, P.; Astorga, B. Gonzalez; Castelo, B.; Bonfill, T.; Martinez Trufero, J.; Grau, J. Jose; Mesia, R. (2017). "SEOM clinical guideline in nasopharynx cancer (2017)". Clinical and Translational Oncology. 20 (1): 84–88. doi:10.1007/s12094-017-1777-0. ISSN 1699-048X.
  3. Ribassin-Majed, Laureen; Marguet, Sophie; Lee, Anne W.M.; Ng, Wai Tong; Ma, Jun; Chan, Anthony T.C.; Huang, Pei-Yu; Zhu, Guopei; Chua, Daniel T.T.; Chen, Yong; Mai, Hai-Qiang; Kwong, Dora L.W.; Cheah, Shie-Lee; Moon, James; Tung, Yuk; Chi, Kwan-Hwa; Fountzilas, George; Bourhis, Jean; Pignon, Jean Pierre; Blanchard, Pierre (2017). "What Is the Best Treatment of Locally Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma? An Individual Patient Data Network Meta-Analysis". Journal of Clinical Oncology. 35 (5): 498–505. doi:10.1200/JCO.2016.67.4119. ISSN 0732-183X.

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