Maximal neutropenia during chemotherapy and radiotherapy is significantly associated with the development of acute radiation-induced dysphagia in lung cancer patients
De Ruysscher, Dirk × Dehing, C Bremer, R.-H Bentzen, S. M Koppe, F Pijls-Johannesma, M Harzee, L Minken, A Wanders, R Hochstenbag, M Dingemans, A.-M Boersma, L van Haren, E Geraedts, W Pitz, C Simons, J Wouters, B. G Rosier, J.-F Lambin, P #
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Annals of Oncology vol:18 issue:5 pages:909-916
Background: Acute dysphagia is a distressing dose-limiting toxicity after concurrent chemoradiation or high-dose radiotherapy for lung cancer. We therefore identified factors associated with the occurrence of acute dysphagia in lung cancer patients receiving radiotherapy alone or combined with chemotherapy.