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This protocol has been superseded as the locoregional rates have inferior outcomes when compared to hypofractionated / accelerated regimens such as those reported in the DAHANCA RCTs.

Note: According to randomised control trials (Overgaard 2003 - DAHANCA, Yamazaki 2006), this protocol has been shown to have inferior outcomes.

Improved locoregional control rates have been reported with hypofractionated/ accelerated schedules and therefore the use of hypofractionated/accelerated protocols over conventional schedules is strongly recommended. Link to Head and neck early glottic larynx squamous cell carcinoma definitive EBRT

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14 Nov 2018