Carotid Body Tumors: Radiotherapy as an Alternative Approach

  • Peiman Haddad Mail Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
No Keywords


No Abstrat


Wieneke JA, Smith A. Paraganglioma: carotid body tumor. Head Neck Pathol 2009;3(4):303-6.

Mendenhall W, Werning J, and Peister D. Treatment of head and neck cancer (paragangliomas). In: Devia V, Lawrence T and Rosenberg S, editors. Cancer: Principles and practice of oncology, 9th edition. Philadelphia; Lippincott 2011; p.722-3.

Nazari I, Aarabi Moghaddam F, ZamaniMM, Salimi J. Clinical characteristics and remedies in 45 Iranians with carotid body tumors. 2012;50(5):339-43.

Kay JM, Laidler P. Hypoxia and the carotid body. J Clin Pathol Suppl (R Coll Pathol) 1977;11:30-44.

Soh AW, Kek PC. Dopamine-secreting carotid body paragangliomas-biochemical control with radiotherapy. Intern Med. 2012;51(6):613-8.

Gujrathi CS, Donald PJ. Current trends in the diagnosis and management of head and neck paragangliomas. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005; 13:339-42.

Unusual tumors of the head and neck. In: Chao C, Perez C and Brady L, editors. Radiation oncology management decisions, 3rd edition. Philadelphia; Lippincott 2011; p. 299-302.

Hinerman RW, Amdur RJ, Morris CG, Kirwan J, Mendenhall WM. Definitive radiotherapy in the management of paragangliomas arising in the head and neck: a 35-year experience. Head Neck 2008;30(11):1431-8.

How to Cite
Haddad P. Carotid Body Tumors: Radiotherapy as an Alternative Approach. Acta Med Iran. 50(5):359-360.