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Personnalisation de la dose et du fractionnement de la radiothérapie des cancers de la tête et du cou

Abstract : Head and neck cancers comprise a variety of tumours depending on the sub-site, for which target volumes and the prescribed doses need to be individualized according to each patient's history and presentation. This article aims at describing the main factors involved in decision-making regarding dose and volume, as well as ongoing research. Contouring and treatment guidelines, use of altered fractionation, major prognostic factors, the role of Human papillomavirus and of functional imaging will be presented and discussed.
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P Blanchard, J Biau, J Castelli, Y Tao, P Graff, et al.. Personnalisation de la dose et du fractionnement de la radiothérapie des cancers de la tête et du cou. Cancer Radiothérapie, Elsevier Masson, 2019, 23 (6-7), pp.784-788. ⟨10.1016/j.canrad.2019.07.131⟩. ⟨hal-02280258⟩

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