IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 9, September 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Background and purpose: Use of Radiotherapy in head and neck cancer is widely accepted and it is becoming standard treatment for head and neck cancer. In addition to some advantages of radiotherapy, patients experience various side effects. The aim of the study was to analyze acute and chronic side effects of radiotherapy in cancer of head and neck. Learning of these side effects will help doctors to plan treatment for patients and may help better ways to treat cancer.