Abstract # 2458 Parotid Gland Sparing with Intensity Modulated Radiation in Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Tumors: Experience of the French Group "STIC 2002 - RCMI ORL"

Presenter: Bensadoun, Rene-Jean

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We tried to improve dose conformity and parotid gland sparing in radiotherapy of patients with concave-shaped pharyngeal tumors, by using static step-and-shoot or dynamic Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), which was compared with two-dimensional conventional radiation therapy (2DRT).