JAMA-OTO study by researchers at HealthCore and UT Southwestern Medical Center finds surgery, radiation therapy equally effective in treating common type of head and neck cancer


– For both cohorts survival rates at 3 years exceed 75%, an improvement from prior decades

DALLAS – Sept. 20, 2018 – Adding more evidence to the comparison between radiation therapy and surgery in treating an increasingly diagnosed head and neck cancer, a new study by researchers at HealthCore and UT Southwestern Medical Center found no major long-term differences in the effectiveness of the two therapies. Given these results, investigators suggest quality-of-life factors should help inform a treatment decision… read more.