Comparison of the short-term efficacy between docetaxel plus carboplatin and 5-fluorouracil plus carboplatin in locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma

@inproceedings{Lv2016ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the short-term efficacy between docetaxel plus carboplatin and 5-fluorouracil plus carboplatin in locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma},
  author={Xing Hua Lv and Weixiong Xia and Liang-Ru Ke and Jing Yang and Wen-Zhe Qiu and Ya-Hui Yu and Hu Liang and X X Huang and Guo-Yin Liu and Qi Zeng and Xiang Guo and Yan-qun Xiang},
  booktitle={OncoTargets and therapy},
  year={2016}
}
OBJECTIVE Platinum-based chemotherapy in combination with radiotherapy is a standard treatment strategy for locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). This study aimed to investigate the long-term efficacy and tolerability of inductive chemotherapy with docetaxel plus carboplatin (TC) or 5-fluorouracil plus carboplatin (FC) followed by concurrent radiation therapy in patients with NPC. METHODS Patients (N=88) were randomized to receive TC or FC as inductive therapy followed by… CONTINUE READING

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