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Update: Evidence-based guidelines for imaging of head and neck cancers

May 10, 2011
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New and updated guidelines to help healthcare providers choose the most appropriate medical imaging exam for a patient’s clinical condition are now available via the latest version of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria. More than 175 topics with over 850 variants are available, including:
• Adjuvant therapy for resected squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (new);

• Local-regional therapy for resectable oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas; and

• Retreatment of recurrent head and neck cancer after prior definitive radiation.

The Appropriateness Criteria are available online and can be accessed through all major mobile platforms via the Anytime Anywhere™ application. For more information about the ACR Appropriateness Criteria, including the new Anytime Anywhere application, visit