DAHANCA 20 Palliative Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
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Palliative radiotherapy for head and neck cancer is widely used but the effect and side effects are largely unknown. We will study the effect of short hypofractionated palliative radiotherapy (20 Gy in 4 fractions) on symptom intensity and -frequency as weel as side effects
Condition or disease
Head and Neck NeoplasmsRecurrenceNeoplasms, Second Primary
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Incurable primary or second primary head and neck cancer
Speaks and reads Danish
Capable of filling out questionnaires for at leas two months after radiotherapy