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Intraoperative Radiotherapy (IORT)

  • Gregory D. Judy
  • Bhishamjit S. Chera
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Abstract

IORT can be used in conjunction with surgery to provide additional local disease control. In certain situations where a maximum surgical resection is the primary treatment, IORT can be used, location permitting, to deliver RT to an area of high concern for recurrence (e.g., possible positive margins).

Keywords

Head and neck Surgery IORT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory D. Judy
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bhishamjit S. Chera
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of North Carolina School of MedicineChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer CenterUniversity of North Carolina School of MedicineChapel HillUSA

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