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Lower Radiation Doses May Be Better in HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Cancer

Lower Radiation Doses May Be Better in HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Cancer

A new study suggests that lowering the dose of radiation therapy for some head and neck cancer patients may improve outcomes and cause fewer long-term side effects. The research was presented by lead author Anthony Cmelak, MD, professor of Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, during the 50th annual meeting of the American Society ofkeep…

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