Chemoradiation-induced dysphagia

Nausheen Jamal, Alexander Michael, Resha Soni, Dinesh K. Chhetri

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One of the most common complaints in postchemoradiation head and neck cancer survivors is dysphagia. Careful assessment of swallow function is a crucial step in maximizing a patient’s quality of life. Therefore, familiarity with the diagnostic tools for swallow evaluation and the treatment modalities available is essential to the treating clinician. In the following chapter, we highlight the key concepts in diagnosis and management of chemoradiation-induced dysphagia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDysphagia Evaluation and Management in Otolaryngology
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9780323569309
ISBN (Print)9780323569361
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Chemoradiation complications
  • Dysphagia
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Quality of life
  • Survivorship

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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