High p16 expression predicts a positive response to chemoradiotherapy in stage IVa/b head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

@article{Chen2011HighPE,
  title={High p16 expression predicts a positive response to chemoradiotherapy in stage IVa/b head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={Yi-ju Chen and K A Rau and C Y Chien and Fu-Min Fang and T Huang and Tai-Jan Chiu},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={649-55}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of p16 expression on response to chemoradiation in stage IVa/b head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients. METHODS We retrospectively identified 64 patients with stage IVa/b HNSCC who received chemoradiation. Eligibility criteria included presence of biopsy-proven stage IVa/b… CONTINUE READING