Distinct patterns of stomatitis with concurrent cetuximab and radiotherapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

@article{Pryor2011DistinctPO,
  title={Distinct patterns of stomatitis with concurrent cetuximab and radiotherapy for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={David I Pryor and Elizabeth A Burmeister and Bryan H. Burmeister and Michael Poulsen and Sandro Virgilio Porceddu},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 10},
  pages={984-7}
}
To describe the distinct patterns of severe anterior stomatitis seen with concurrent cetuximab and radiotherapy (RT) compared to chemoRT or altered fractionation RT (AFRT) and explore potential associations with clinical and dosimetric parameters. We reviewed acute toxicity data from 42 patients receiving cetuximab-RT and a matched cohort of 36 patients receiving chemoRT or AFRT. The occurrence of grade ≥3 oral toxicities was analysed with respect to clinical (age, gender, smoking/alcohol… CONTINUE READING

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