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Preoperative Radiation in the Treatment of Cancer

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Abstract

In the treatment of advanced cancer of the hypopharynx, preoperative radiation therapy has proven to be of value for the prevention of recurrences in the operative area following radical neck dissection for cancer of the head and neck. Also it has been of value in the planned combined therapy of certain patients with lung, bladder, breast, esophagus, bone, endometrial and rectal cancers.

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