International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Oncology Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018

Future Trends and Strategies of Radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer

Vinod Nair Sreekumar [5]

Abstract: Radiotherapy or Radiation Therapy is the treatment of diseases using ionizing radiation. For therapy high-energy radiation in megavoltage range is preferred where as for diagnosis kilo voltage energy is used. The radiotherapy is based on the basic principle that rapidly proliferating cells are more sensitive to ionizing radiation compared to normal cell. This differential cell kill is used for the treatment of tumors.

Keywords: Radiotherapy, Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer, Oral Cancer

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 2, February 2018,

Pages: 1371 - 1374

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