Carboplatin and radiotherapy in the treatment of head and neck cancer: six years' experience.

@article{Zamboglou1994CarboplatinAR,
  title={Carboplatin and radiotherapy in the treatment of head and neck cancer: six years' experience.},
  author={Nikolaos Zamboglou and Thomas Schnabel and Christos Kolotas and Wolf Achterrath and Henning Strehl and S Dalh{\"a}user and Hans G. Vogt and Luigi Lenaz and Gerd Schmitt},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={1994},
  volume={21 5 Suppl 12},
  pages={45-53}
}
Between 1987 and 1991, 103 patients with advanced head and neck carcinoma were treated with radiochemotherapy plus carboplatin. Tumors were located in the oral cavity in 33 patients, the oropharynx in eight, and the hypopharynx in seven. Four patients had a tumor of the epipharynx and three, tumor of the larynx. In 48 patients tumor involvement included two or more compartments. Radiotherapy was performed with cobalt-60 rays or 8-MeV photons in a fractionation of 5 x 2 Gy/wk to a dose of 50 Gy… CONTINUE READING
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