Induction chemotherapy before chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck cancer: the future?

Abstract

There is increasing interest in the use of induction chemotherapy before concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced head and neck cancer. A modest but significant improvement in survival has been observed with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil (PF) induction before radiotherapy over that seen with radiotherapy alone. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1634/theoncologist.2010-S3-08

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