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Cancer of the Nasopharynx: A Review of 114 Cases

Authors: JOSEPH J. CREELY Jr., MD, GEORGE D. LYONS Jr., MD, MERVIN L. TRAIL, MD

Abstract

The authors have reviewed 114 cases of this tumor at Charity Hospital of New Orleans. They believe the primary form of treatment is by megavoltage irradiation to the nasopharynx and areas of the neck. Surgical management has some limited use in accasional patients with stage II lesions. Much more knowledge is needed in regard to etiology, early diagnosis and chemotherapy.

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