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Popescu T, Karlsson U, Vinh Hung V, Trigo L, Thariat J, Vuong T, et al
. Challenges Facing Radiation Oncologists in The Management of Older Cancer Patients: Consensus of The International Geriatric Radiotherapy Group. Cancers (Basel). 2019;11: pubmed publisher
..7. The role of systemic therapy alone or combined with radiotherapy for frail patients needs to be defined in future clinical trials because of targeted agents or immunotherapy may be less toxic compared to conventional chemotherapy. ..
Nguyen N, Vock J, Chi A, Vinh Hung V, Dutta S, Ewell L, et al
. Impact of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy on elderly patients undergoing chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer. Strahlenther Onkol. 2012;188:677-83 pubmed publisher
..Compared to younger patients, elderly patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer tolerated chemoradiation with IMRT and IGRT well, and should not be denied curative treatment based solely on age. ..
Nguyen N, Smith H, Dutta S, Alfieri A, North D, Nguyen P, et al
. Aspiration occurence during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer. Anticancer Res. 2007;27:1669-72 pubmed
..Despite broad-spectrum antibiotics and supportive care, six patients (5%) died. Aspiration may develop during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer because of radiation-induced altered swallow. ..
Nguyen N, Garland L, Welsh J, Hamilton R, Cohen D, Vinh Hung V. Can stereotactic fractionated radiation therapy become the standard of care for early stage non-small cell lung carcinoma. Cancer Treat Rev. 2008;34:719-27 pubmed publisher
..Stereotactic body radiation therapy may become standard of care for operable early stages non-small cell lung cancer. ..
Nguyen N, Chi A, Betz M, Almeida F, Vos P, Davis R, et al
. Feasibility of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy for functional organ preservation in locally advanced laryngeal cancer. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e42729 pubmed publisher
..However, dysphagia and aspiration remain serious complications, due most likely to high radiation dose delivery to the pharyngeal musculatures. ..
Nguyen N, Abraham D, Desai A, Betz M, Davis R, Sroka T, et al
. Impact of image-guided radiotherapy to reduce laryngeal edema following treatment for non-laryngeal and non-hypopharyngeal head and neck cancers. Oral Oncol. 2011;47:900-4 pubmed publisher
..IGRT results in low rates and low severity of laryngeal edema following treatment for non-laryngeal and non-hypopharyngeal head and neck cancers and may preserve voice quality. ..
Nguyen N, Frank C, Moltz C, Vos P, Smith H, Bhamidipati P, et al
. Aspiration rate following chemoradiation for head and neck cancer: an underreported occurrence. Radiother Oncol. 2006;80:302-6 pubmed
..Diagnostic studies such as MBS should be part of future head and neck cancer prospective studies to assess the prevalence of aspiration, and for rehabilitation. ..
Nguyen N, Smith Raymond L, Vinh Hung V, Sloan D, Davis R, Vos P, et al
. Feasibility of Tomotherapy to spare the cochlea from excessive radiation in head and neck cancer. Oral Oncol. 2011;47:414-9 pubmed publisher
..Helical Tomotherapy for head and neck cancer may significantly decrease radiation dose to the cochlea without sacrificing target volume coverage. ..
Nguyen N, Jang S, Vock J, Vinh Hung V, Chi A, Vos P, et al
. Feasibility of intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy for locally advanced esophageal cancer. BMC Cancer. 2014;14:265 pubmed publisher
..No patients developed grade 3-4 pneumonitis or cardiac complications. IMRT and IGRT may be effective for the treatment of locally advanced esophageal cancer with acceptable complications. ..