Fast neutron radiotherapy for primary mucosal melanomas of the head and neck.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Head & neck, Volume 36, Issue 8, p.1162-7 (2014)

Keywords:

2014, August 2013, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division

Abstract:

Primary head and neck mucosal melanomas (HNMM) are rare tumors managed with surgery and/or radiotherapy and associated with poor outcomes. Given their radioresistance, high linear energy transfer radiotherapy with neutrons may improve local control.