[Source: ERC] Nowadays, radiotherapy alone or in combination with surgery and chemotherapy is the main treatment for head-andneck cancer. This approach has proven to be successful only in half of the cases. Radiation resistance and other clinical factors, such as the stage and size of the tumour, account for this high rate of failure. In order to increase the chances of cure for this specific type of tumours, scientists are investigating alternative methods.
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