Identification of at risk structures responsible for late dysphagia in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with radiotherapy


Grant Data
Project Title
Identification of at risk structures responsible for late dysphagia in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated with radiotherapy
Principal Investigator
Dr Tsang, Raymond King Yin   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Quon Harry   (Co-Investigator)
Miss Yuen Tuen Ying Margaret   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Huang Peng   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Lee Victor Ho Fun   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2017-12-31
Amount
514000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Dysphagia, Radiotherapy, Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Treatment toxicities
Discipline
Cancer
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17103215
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To correlate the radiation dose to the dysfunction of the swallowing structure and identify the critical dose.