Electrochemotherapy in head and neck cancer: A review of an emerging cancer treatment.

@article{Virgilio2018ElectrochemotherapyIH,
  title={Electrochemotherapy in head and neck cancer: A review of an emerging cancer treatment.},
  author={Armando De Virgilio and Massimo Ralli and Lucia Longo and Patrizia Mancini and Giuseppe Attanasio and Francesca Atturo and Marco de Vincentiis and Antonio Greco},
  journal={Oncology letters},
  year={2018},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          3415-3423
        }
}
Patients affected by aggressive neoplasms with a high propensity to metastasize to the skin, including some types of head and neck cancer, may benefit from electrochemotherapy, a modality that combines the electroporation of cell membranes and chemotherapy to facilitate the transport of non-permeant molecules into cells; the host immune response consequently participates in achieving the abolition of tumors. Electrochemotherapy can be successfully used for skin metastases of head and neck… CONTINUE READING

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