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Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer : radiotherapy. / Glenny, Anne-Marie (Lead / Corresponding author); Furness, Susan; Worthington, Helen V.; Conway, David I.; Oliver, Richard; Clarkson, Jan E.; Macluskey, Michaelina; Pavitt, Sue; Chan, Kelvin K. W.; Brocklehurst, Paul; CSROC Expert Panel.

In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol. 2010, No. 12, CD006387, 2010, p. -.

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Glenny, A-M, Furness, S, Worthington, HV, Conway, DI, Oliver, R, Clarkson, JE, Macluskey, M, Pavitt, S, Chan, KKW, Brocklehurst, P & CSROC Expert Panel 2010, 'Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: radiotherapy' Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol 2010, no. 12, CD006387, pp. -., 10.1002/14651858.CD006387.pub2

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Glenny, A-M., Furness, S., Worthington, H. V., Conway, D. I., Oliver, R., Clarkson, J. E., ... CSROC Expert Panel (2010). Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: radiotherapy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010(12), -. [CD006387]. 10.1002/14651858.CD006387.pub2

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Glenny A-M, Furness S, Worthington HV, Conway DI, Oliver R, Clarkson JE et al. Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: radiotherapy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2010;2010(12):-. CD006387. Available from: 10.1002/14651858.CD006387.pub2

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Glenny, Anne-Marie (Lead / Corresponding author); Furness, Susan; Worthington, Helen V.; Conway, David I.; Oliver, Richard; Clarkson, Jan E.; Macluskey, Michaelina; Pavitt, Sue; Chan, Kelvin K. W.; Brocklehurst, Paul; CSROC Expert Panel / Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer : radiotherapy.

In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Vol. 2010, No. 12, CD006387, 2010, p. -.

Research output: Contribution to journalScientific review

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title = "Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer: radiotherapy",
keywords = "RANDOMIZED CLINICAL-TRIAL, THERAPY-ONCOLOGY-GROUP, SQUAMOUS-CELL CARCINOMA, FAST-NEUTRON THERAPY, PHASE-III TRIAL, LOCALLY ADVANCED HEAD, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, HYPERFRACTIONATED RADIATION-THERAPY, 7-DAYS-A-WEEK POSTOPERATIVE RADIOTHERAPY, GROUP PROTOCOL 8313",
author = "Anne-Marie Glenny and Susan Furness and Worthington, {Helen V.} and Conway, {David I.} and Richard Oliver and Clarkson, {Jan E.} and Michaelina Macluskey and Sue Pavitt and Chan, {Kelvin K. W.} and Paul Brocklehurst and {CSROC Expert Panel}",
year = "2010",
doi = "10.1002/14651858.CD006387.pub2",
volume = "2010",
number = "12",
pages = "--",
journal = "Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews",
issn = "1469-493X",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Interventions for the treatment of oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer

T2 - radiotherapy

A1 - Glenny,Anne-Marie

A1 - Furness,Susan

A1 - Worthington,Helen V.

A1 - Conway,David I.

A1 - Oliver,Richard

A1 - Clarkson,Jan E.

A1 - Macluskey,Michaelina

A1 - Pavitt,Sue

A1 - Chan,Kelvin K. W.

A1 - Brocklehurst,Paul

A1 - CSROC Expert Panel

AU - Glenny,Anne-Marie

AU - Furness,Susan

AU - Worthington,Helen V.

AU - Conway,David I.

AU - Oliver,Richard

AU - Clarkson,Jan E.

AU - Macluskey,Michaelina

AU - Pavitt,Sue

AU - Chan,Kelvin K. W.

AU - Brocklehurst,Paul

AU - CSROC Expert Panel

PY - 2010

Y1 - 2010

N2 - <p>Background</p> <p>The management of advanced oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers is problematic and has traditionally relied on surgery and radiotherapy, both of which are associated with substantial adverse effects. Radiotherapy has been in use since the 1950s and has traditionally been given as single daily doses. This method of dividing up the total dose, or fractionation, has been modified over the years and a variety of approaches have been developed with the aim of improving survival whilst maintaining acceptable toxicity.</p> <p>Objectives</p> <p>To determine which radiotherapy regimens for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers result in increased overall survival, disease free survival, progression free survival and locoregional control.</p> <p>Search strategy</p> <p>The following electronic databases were searched: the Cochrane Oral Health Group's Trials Register (to 28 July 2010), CENTRAL (The Cochrane Library 2010, Issue 3), MEDLINE via OVID (1950 to 28 July 2010) and EMBASE via OVID (1980 to 28 July 2010). There were no restrictions regarding language or date of publication.</p> <p>Selection criteria</p> <p>Randomised controlled trials where more than 50% of participants had primary tumours of the oral cavity or oropharynx, and which compared two or more radiotherapy regimens, radiotherapy versus other treatment modality, or the addition of radiotherapy to other treatment modalities.</p> <p>Data collection and analysis</p> <p>Data extraction and assessment of risk of bias was undertaken independently by two or more authors. Study authors were contacted for additional information as required. Adverse events data were collected from published trials.</p> <p>Main results</p> <p>30 trials involving 6535 participants were included. Seventeen trials compared some form of altered fractionation (hyperfractionation/accelerated) radiotherapy with conventional radiotherapy; three trials compared different altered fractionation regimens; one trial compared timing of radiotherapy, five trials evaluated neutron therapy and four trials evaluated the addition of pre-operative radiotherapy. Pooling trials of any altered fractionation radiotherapy compared to a conventional schedule showed a statistically significant reduction in totalmortality (hazard ratio (HR) 0.86, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.76 to 0.98). In addition, a statistically significant difference in favour of the altered fractionation was shown for the outcome of locoregional control (HR 0.79, 95% CI 0.70 to 0.89). No statistically significant difference was shown for disease free survival.</p> <p>No statistically significant difference was shown for any other comparison.</p> <p>Authors' conclusions</p> <p>Altered fractionation radiotherapy is associated with an improvement in overall survival and locoregional control in patients with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers. More accurate methods of reporting adverse events are needed in order to truly assess the clinical performance of different radiotherapy regimens.</p> <p><strong>This review is published as a Cochrane Review in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Cochrane Reviews are regularly updated as new evidence emerges and in response to comments and criticisms, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews should be consulted for the most recent version of the Review.</strong></p>

AB - <p>Background</p> <p>The management of advanced oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers is problematic and has traditionally relied on surgery and radiotherapy, both of which are associated with substantial adverse effects. Radiotherapy has been in use since the 1950s and has traditionally been given as single daily doses. This method of dividing up the total dose, or fractionation, has been modified over the years and a variety of approaches have been developed with the aim of improving survival whilst maintaining acceptable toxicity.</p> <p>Objectives</p> <p>To determine which radiotherapy regimens for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers result in increased overall survival, disease free survival, progression free survival and locoregional control.</p> <p>Search strategy</p> <p>The following electronic databases were searched: the Cochrane Oral Health Group's Trials Register (to 28 July 2010), CENTRAL (The Cochrane Library 2010, Issue 3), MEDLINE via OVID (1950 to 28 July 2010) and EMBASE via OVID (1980 to 28 July 2010). There were no restrictions regarding language or date of publication.</p> <p>Selection criteria</p> <p>Randomised controlled trials where more than 50% of participants had primary tumours of the oral cavity or oropharynx, and which compared two or more radiotherapy regimens, radiotherapy versus other treatment modality, or the addition of radiotherapy to other treatment modalities.</p> <p>Data collection and analysis</p> <p>Data extraction and assessment of risk of bias was undertaken independently by two or more authors. Study authors were contacted for additional information as required. Adverse events data were collected from published trials.</p> <p>Main results</p> <p>30 trials involving 6535 participants were included. Seventeen trials compared some form of altered fractionation (hyperfractionation/accelerated) radiotherapy with conventional radiotherapy; three trials compared different altered fractionation regimens; one trial compared timing of radiotherapy, five trials evaluated neutron therapy and four trials evaluated the addition of pre-operative radiotherapy. Pooling trials of any altered fractionation radiotherapy compared to a conventional schedule showed a statistically significant reduction in totalmortality (hazard ratio (HR) 0.86, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.76 to 0.98). In addition, a statistically significant difference in favour of the altered fractionation was shown for the outcome of locoregional control (HR 0.79, 95% CI 0.70 to 0.89). No statistically significant difference was shown for disease free survival.</p> <p>No statistically significant difference was shown for any other comparison.</p> <p>Authors' conclusions</p> <p>Altered fractionation radiotherapy is associated with an improvement in overall survival and locoregional control in patients with oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers. More accurate methods of reporting adverse events are needed in order to truly assess the clinical performance of different radiotherapy regimens.</p> <p><strong>This review is published as a Cochrane Review in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Cochrane Reviews are regularly updated as new evidence emerges and in response to comments and criticisms, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews should be consulted for the most recent version of the Review.</strong></p>

KW - RANDOMIZED CLINICAL-TRIAL

KW - THERAPY-ONCOLOGY-GROUP

KW - SQUAMOUS-CELL CARCINOMA

KW - FAST-NEUTRON THERAPY

KW - PHASE-III TRIAL

KW - LOCALLY ADVANCED HEAD

KW - QUALITY-OF-LIFE

KW - HYPERFRACTIONATED RADIATION-THERAPY

KW - 7-DAYS-A-WEEK POSTOPERATIVE RADIOTHERAPY

KW - GROUP PROTOCOL 8313

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=79951861482&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1002/14651858.CD006387.pub2

DO - 10.1002/14651858.CD006387.pub2

M1 - Scientific review

JO - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

JF - Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

SN - 1469-493X

IS - 12

VL - 2010

SP - -

ER -

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