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The purpose of this study is to compare the toxic side effects and disease outcomes of intensity modulated photon therapy versus intensity modulated proton therapy. Participants may also receive chemotherapy along with radiation therapy.
This study is designed to investigate if transoral surgery with the patient in the seated position utilizing the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) will enable better visualization and expedited removal of benign and malignant tumors of the throat.
Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., Rochester, Minn.
This study is designed for patients with a cancer of the oropharynx (tonsils or base of tongue) caused by the HPV virus. Traditional treatment involves surgery followed by six weeks of daily radiation therapy. This study investigates a less intense radiation treatment following surgery that uses half the dose of radiation given over two weeks rather than six weeks. Patients will be randomly assigned to receive the less intense treatment versus the traditional treatment by coin flip. Patients are twice as likely to receive the less intense treatment during randomization.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical outcomes of lower intensity (mucosal tissue sparing) proton beam therapy after the surgical removal of oropharyngeal tumors in cancer patients who have a favorable level of risk.
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