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Review Article

The Treatment Outcome and Radiation-Induced Toxicity for Patients with Head and Neck Carcinoma in the IMRT Era: A Systematic Review with Dosimetric and Clinical Parameters

Table 3

Synoptic table with ranges of treatment outcome and toxicity between IMRT versus conventional techniques.

RTTreatment outcome
RCLCLRCDMFSDFSOS

IMRT85%–98% 78%–100%70%–100%57%–100%57%–97.3%63%–100%
2DRT-3DCRT95%*78%–85%71%–93%76.7%–98%66%–91%61%–95%

Acute toxicityLate toxicity
MucositisXerostomiaMucositisXerostomia

IMRT32%–100%4.7%–75%22%–79%2.3%–69%
2DRT-3DCRT44%–94%65%–91%12%*12%–82%

Available data from one study only.

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