Organ Preservation Protocols in the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer Past approaches to the treatment of head and neck cancer have been multi-modal in nature. Treatment protocols have included surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Traditionally, surgery has been the initial mode of intervention with radiation therapy and chemotherapy used as adjunct management regimens as needed. Given the close proximity ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2006
Organ Preservation Protocols in the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer
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  • Marc Haxer
    Departments of Speech-Language Pathology and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Teresa Lyden
    Departments of Speech-Language Pathology and Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Special Populations / Articles
Article   |   June 01, 2006
Organ Preservation Protocols in the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), June 2006, Vol. 15, 14-21. doi:10.1044/sasd15.2.14
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), June 2006, Vol. 15, 14-21. doi:10.1044/sasd15.2.14
Acknowledgments
The authors gratefully acknowledge Carol R. Bradford, MD, Avi Eisbruch, MD, Gregory T. Wolf, MD, and Frank Worden, MD for their assistance in the preparation of this manuscript.
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