Late Complications in the Management of Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Posted On 2019-12-24 06:57:25

This focused issue on “Late Complications in the Management of Nasopharyngeal Cancer” is guest-edited by Dr. Imjai Chitapanarux from Division of Radiation Oncology, Chiang Mai University, and aims to provide a comprehensive review on the management of late complications in Nasopharynx Carcinoma.

Dr. Chitapanarux has completed her MD and postdoctoral studies in Radiation Oncology from Chiang Mai University and pursued advanced training in radiation oncology and clinical research in UCLA, USA. Her research is focused on head and neck cancer, nasopharyngeal cancer, and breast cancer. She has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals. Dr. Chitapanarux is the professor and the Deputy Head of Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, the Chair of Northern Thai Research Group of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (NTRG-TRO) and also the head of Chiang Mai Cancer Registry.

Focused issue outline:
  1. Salivary gland and Dental complication
  2. Optic Neuropathy after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  3. Ototoxicity after chemoradiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  4. Osteoradionecrosis of base skull
  5. Swallowing disorder after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  6. Hypothyroidism after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  7. Temporal lobe necrosis after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  8. Temporo‐mandibular joint (TMJ) damage after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  9. Late complications of chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma