Uniform FDG-PET guided GRAdient Dose prEscription to reduce late Radiation Toxicity (UPGRADE-RT): study protocol for a randomized clinical trial with dose reduction to the elective neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Sven van den Bosch*, Tim Dijkema, Martina C. Kunze-Busch, Chris H. J. Terhaard, Cornelis P. J. Raaijmakers, Patricia A. H. Doornaert, Frank J. P. Hoebers, Marije R. Vergeer, Bas Kreike, Oda B. Wijers, Wim J. G. Oyen, Johannes H. A. M. Kaanders

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Original languageEnglish
Article number208
Number of pages8
JournalBMC Cancer
Volume17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2017

Keywords

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Accelerated radiation therapy
  • Dose reduction
  • Dose de-escalation
  • Elective nodes
  • FDG-PET
  • Euality of life
  • QUALITY-OF-LIFE
  • TROG CONSENSUS GUIDELINES
  • CANCER PATIENTS
  • RESPONSE RELATIONSHIP
  • OROPHARYNGEAL CANCER
  • NCIC CTG
  • RADIOTHERAPY
  • THERAPY
  • ONCOLOGY
  • EORTC

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van den Bosch, S., Dijkema, T., Kunze-Busch, M. C., Terhaard, C. H. J., Raaijmakers, C. P. J., Doornaert, P. A. H., Hoebers, F. J. P., Vergeer, M. R., Kreike, B., Wijers, O. B., Oyen, W. J. G., & Kaanders, J. H. A. M. (2017). Uniform FDG-PET guided GRAdient Dose prEscription to reduce late Radiation Toxicity (UPGRADE-RT): study protocol for a randomized clinical trial with dose reduction to the elective neck in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. BMC Cancer, 17, [208]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3195-7