Early complications of radiotherapy in patients undergoing treatment for head and neck cancers at Mulago Hospital
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Head and Neck cancers are one of the major public concerns in many parts of World. They are the sixth commonest type of Malignancy worldwide, and account for 7.9% of patients admitted in Ear, Nose and Throat Department, Mulago Hospital. In Mulago Hospital, the majority of patients present with advanced stage of disease and radiotherapy is the comonest treatment modality. Although radiotherapy is intended for cure and relief of symptoms, it has complications. However, there is no documentation of these complications in Mulago Hospital.