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Oropharyngeal Cancer

  • Christopher H. Chapman
  • Sue S. Yom
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter will discuss the epidemiology, workup, and management of oropharyngeal cancer, with an emphasis on radiation therapy technique and randomized trial evidence.

Keywords

Oropharyngeal cancer Human papilloma virus Radiation therapy Chemoradiotherapy Altered fractionation 

Notes

Acknowledgment

We thank Siavash Jabbari MD, Kim Huang MD, and Jeanne Marie Quivey MD, FACR, for their work on the prior edition of this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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