R Corvo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Genoa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biological predictors of response to radiotherapy in head and neck cancer: recent advances and emerging perspectives
    R Corvo
    UO Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genoa
    Tumori 87:355-63. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Alternating chemoradiotherapy versus partly accelerated radiotherapy in locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: results from a phase III randomized trial
    R Corvo
    Oncologia Radioterapica, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
    Cancer 92:2856-67. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Cell kinetics analysis in patients affected by squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with primary surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy
    R Corvo
    Reparto di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, Italy
    Tumori 86:53-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of cell kinetics as predictive factor of response to radiotherapy alone or chemoradiotherapy in patients with advanced head and neck cancer
    R Corvo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:57-63. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Chemoradiotherapy as an alternative to radiotherapy alone in fast proliferating head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
    R Corvo
    Oncologia Radioterapica, Laboratorio di Biofisica Citometria, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro di Genova, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 3:1993-7. 1997
  6. ncbi request reprint Biological and clinical implications for multimodality treatment in patients affected by squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    R Corvo
    Servizio di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, Italy
    Tumori 84:217-22. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint [The application of the multileaf collimator in radiotherapy: the dosimetric problems and the technical implications for its clinical use]
    R Corvo
    Servizio di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro di Genova
    Radiol Med 94:512-9. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Is one Gy equal to one Gy in chemo-radiotherapy or hormono-radiotherapy?
    Renzo Corvò
    Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova
    Rays 29:287-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cell kinetic analysis and treatment planning in epidermoid tumors of the head and neck]
    G Margarino
    Divisione di Oncologia Chirurgica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 12:421-33. 1992
  10. ncbi request reprint Alternating gemcitabine and cisplatin with gemcitabine and radiation in stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    M Benasso
    Department of Medical Oncology A, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Ann Oncol 15:646-52. 2004

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Biological predictors of response to radiotherapy in head and neck cancer: recent advances and emerging perspectives
    R Corvo
    UO Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genoa
    Tumori 87:355-63. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Alternating chemoradiotherapy versus partly accelerated radiotherapy in locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: results from a phase III randomized trial
    R Corvo
    Oncologia Radioterapica, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
    Cancer 92:2856-67. 2001
    ..The purpose of this randomized trial was to compare the same chemoradiotherapy approach with high-total-dose partly accelerated radiotherapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cell kinetics analysis in patients affected by squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with primary surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy
    R Corvo
    Reparto di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, Italy
    Tumori 86:53-8. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Evidence of cell kinetics as predictive factor of response to radiotherapy alone or chemoradiotherapy in patients with advanced head and neck cancer
    R Corvo
    Department of Radiation Oncology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 47:57-63. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Chemoradiotherapy as an alternative to radiotherapy alone in fast proliferating head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
    R Corvo
    Oncologia Radioterapica, Laboratorio di Biofisica Citometria, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro di Genova, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 3:1993-7. 1997
    ..These results suggest a potential role for alternating chemotherapy and radiotherapy in HN-SCC patients with fast growing tumors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Biological and clinical implications for multimodality treatment in patients affected by squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    R Corvo
    Servizio di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, Italy
    Tumori 84:217-22. 1998
    ..This overview aims to summarize clinical results of reported randomized trials and to discuss the biological mechanisms underlying the interactive and non-interactive processes promoted when chemotherapy is added to radiotherapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint [The application of the multileaf collimator in radiotherapy: the dosimetric problems and the technical implications for its clinical use]
    R Corvo
    Servizio di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro di Genova
    Radiol Med 94:512-9. 1997
    ..In the present paper we discuss the main characteristics of different MLC versions, MLC dosimetric drawbacks and the clinical fields where the MLC could he widely used...
  8. ncbi request reprint Is one Gy equal to one Gy in chemo-radiotherapy or hormono-radiotherapy?
    Renzo Corvò
    Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova
    Rays 29:287-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, patient, tumor and treatment-related factors are individual parameters which should be carefully considered for their potential impact on the radiation dose...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Cell kinetic analysis and treatment planning in epidermoid tumors of the head and neck]
    G Margarino
    Divisione di Oncologia Chirurgica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 12:421-33. 1992
    ..So far, however, it still remains to be demonstrated from randomized clinical trials if the knowledge of such individualized cell Kinetic parameters really can help to choose the most effective therapy for every individual patient...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alternating gemcitabine and cisplatin with gemcitabine and radiation in stage IV squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    M Benasso
    Department of Medical Oncology A, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Ann Oncol 15:646-52. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Primary site as predictive factor of local control in advanced head and neck tumors treated by concomitant boost accelerated radiotherapy
    R Corvo
    Servizio di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, Italy
    Tumori 80:135-8. 1994
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Lack of a time-factor in alternating chemoradiotherapy for advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    G Sanguineti
    Department of Radiation Oncology, National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Tumori 87:10-3. 2001
    ..To assess wheiher a radiotherapy time factor exists also for patients affected by head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and receiving combined chemoradiotherapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of the treating institution on the survival of patients with head and neck cancer treated with concomitant alternating chemotherapy and radiation
    M Benasso
    Department of Medical Oncology A, National Institute for Cancer Research, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 39:1895-8. 2003
    ..In our experience, the treating institution had a significant impact only on the prognosis of patients treated with the multidisciplinary approach. This finding has implications, both in terms of clinical research and clinical practice...
  14. ncbi request reprint On the delineation of the gross tumor volume and clinical target volume for head and neck squamous cell carcinomas
    G Sanguineti
    Unità Operativa di Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, Italy
    Tumori 87:153-61. 2001
    ..Apart from selected cases, the use of pICT for target volume delineation (and thus for field shaping) for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is still to be considered investigational...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Early stages of laryngeal cancer (I-II stage) and therapeutic options: case report and review of literature]
    G Margarino
    Divisione Oncologia Chirurgica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 16:40-6. 1996
    ..We also obtained good results with the supraglottic lesions. The small number of cases we treated does not allow us to achieve final conclusions and other studies are necessary to confirm our results...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hamming clustering techniques for the identification of prognostic indices in patients with advanced head and neck cancer treated with radiation therapy
    G Paoli
    Fisica Sanitaria, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genova, Italy
    Med Biol Eng Comput 38:483-6. 2000
    ..The rules found show that, besides the classical, well-known variables concerning the tumour dimension and the involved lymphonodes, some biological parameters, such as DNA ploidy, are also useful as predictive factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Low-dose fractionated total body irradiation (TBI) adversely affects prognosis of patients with leukemia receiving an HLA-matched allogeneic bone marrow transplant from an unrelated donor (UD-BMT)
    R Corvo
    UO Oncologia Radioterapica, Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca sul Cancro, Genoa, Italy
    Bone Marrow Transplant 30:717-23. 2002
    ..04) and LRR (P = 0.03). These data indicate that a lower total dose of TBI appears significantly less effective in leukemia eradication and associated with worse overall survival when compared with a higher dose of radiation...
  18. ncbi request reprint A two-step selection of breast cancer patients candidates for exclusive IORT with electrons: a mono-institutional experience
    M Guenzi
    Department of Radiotherapy, IRCCS AUO San Martino IST National Institute for Cancer Research, Genoa, Italy
    Anticancer Res 32:1533-6. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of a two-step multiparameter selection on the actual enrollment of women with breast cancer into a prospective intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) trial...
  19. ncbi request reprint Capecitabine in combination with preoperative radiation therapy in locally advanced, resectable, rectal cancer: a multicentric phase II study
    A De Paoli
    Department of Radiation Oncology, C R O National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:246-51. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate tolerance and efficacy of preoperative treatment with capecitabine in combination with radiation therapy (RT) in patients with locally advanced, resectable, rectal cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Co-culture with human fibroblasts increases the radiosensitivity of MCF-7 mammary carcinoma cells in collagen gels
    L Rossi
    Department of Oncology, Genetics and Biology, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Cancer 85:667-73. 2000
    ..003 in both cases). HSF fibroblasts did not grow in our system, but they contracted strongly anchored and floating gels...
  21. ncbi request reprint Regeneration of mandibular osteoradionecrosis defect with platelet rich plasma gel
    M Scala
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Institute for Cancer Research IST, Genoa, Italy
    In Vivo 24:889-93. 2010
    ..We conclude that this case illustrates an incident of successful regeneration of ORN critical-sized defect of the mandible by autologous PRP gel...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of fluconazole in the prophylaxis of oropharyngeal candidiasis in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck tumour: results from a double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    R Corvo
    University of Genoa, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:270-7. 2008
    ..4% with placebo. The results showed prophylaxis with fluconazole given in irradiated patients with head-neck tumours significantly reduces the rate and the time to development of OPC compared with placebo...