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Head And Neck Cancer

Free UF Health Head and Neck Cancer Seminar March 29

Wellness University Event to Offer Information Regarding the Latest Advances in Preventing and Treating Head and Neck Cancer Each year, approximately 68,000 people in the United States will develop head and neck cancer, and nearly 11,000 will die from it. Fortunately, early detection and treatment can improve outcomes, and Radiation…

The Multidisciplinary Approach

Cancer treatment may vary depending upon the type of cancer, the stage of cancer, and the goal of treatment. Often, one or more treatment modalities may be used to provide the most complete treatment for the patient. Increasingly, it is common to use several treatment modalities concurrently (together) or…

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy

By William M. Mendenhall, MD Dr. Bill Mendenhall Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is a treatment technique that allows the area irradiated to conform more precisely to the tumor. Treatment of head and neck cancers with IMRT is particularly challenging because, in addition to the gross tumor (cancer that can be…


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