Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Editorial Volume 5 Issue 7

Long term Swallowing Dysfunction Post Chemoradiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Greeshma KG and Manjula BV*

Department ENT and Head-Neck Oncology, Bangalore Baptist Hospital, Bengaluru, India

*Corresponding Author: Enica Richard Massawe, Muhimbil University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania.

Received: October 14, 2021; Published: July 01, 2023

Background

Head and neck Squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) are common in India and the survival rate has significantly increased over the past several decades as a result of increased public knowledge of health issues and the application of therapeutic techniques like radiotherapy, Chemotherapy or surgery [1]. Surgery is the primary treatment modality in all resectable oral cavity cancers, with radiotherapy/chemotherapy being used as an adjuvant therapy.

References

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Citation

Citation: Greeshma KG and Manjula BV. “Long term Swallowing Dysfunction Post Chemoradiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.8 (2023): 01-02.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Greeshma KG and Manjula BV. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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