[Development of new treatment modalities for advanced head and neck carcinomas].

  • Miwa Tsukuda
  • Published 2001 in Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy


In most new cases of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, especially in the pharynx and oral cavity, the tumors are advanced. Multidisciplinary treatments including chemotherapy in addition to definitive treatments, e.g., surgery and/or radiotherapy, have been applied. However, these treatments have not improved the poor prognosis for advanced head and… (More)


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