International Journal of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Research

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2019

  • Impact of the Patterns of Retropharyngeal Lymph Node Metastasis on the Clinical Target Volume for the Radiotherapy Treatment of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

    Lihua Tong, Wen Yang, Xingxi Pan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 34-37
    Received: 3 June 2019
    Accepted: 8 July 2019
    Published: 31 October 2019
    Abstract: Objective: The aim of this study was to explore the patterns of retropharyngeal lymph node (RLN) metastasis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and their impact on the clinical target volume (CTV) delineation in radiotherapy. Methods: A total of 190 patients with untreated, nonmetastatic NPC received MRI scans of the nasopharynx and neck before treat... Show More