Current Issue

Year 2019

Volume: 5 , Issue: 2

Print ISSN:-2581-382X

Online ISSN:-2581-3838

Member of


IP International Journal of Maxillofacial Imaging


Radiotherapy for Head and Neck cancers-a review


Full Text PDF Share on Facebook Share on Twitter


Author Details: R. Karthik, N. Mohan

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-3838

Print ISSN : 2581-382X

Article First Page : 18

Article End Page : 27


Abstract

Radiotherapy still remains an enigma in the treatment of Head and Neck cancers. Radiotherapy treatment planning of Head and Neck cancers pose a challenge due to its proximity to critical adjacent organs. This article briefs the various types, uses, techniques of Radiotherapy.

Keywords:
Radiotherapy, Van de Graff Generator, Linearaccelerator, Brachytherapy, Teletherapy.
Key Messages: Radiotherapy still remains an enigma in the treatment of Head and Neck cancers. Radiotherapy treatment planning of Head and Neck cancers pose a challenge due to its proximity to critical adjacent organs. This article briefs the evolution, various types, uses, techniques of Radiotherapy.