Induction chemotherapy in patients with resectable head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Ma2013InductionCI,
  title={Induction chemotherapy in patients with resectable head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a meta-analysis},
  author={Jie Ma and Ying Liu and Xi Yang and Chen-ping Zhang and Zhi-yuan Zhang and Lai-ping Zhong},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Induction chemotherapy has been investigated as a possible strategy to shrink or downstage locally advanced head and neck cancers, providing opportunity to remove the lesions completely after induction chemotherapy, especially in the patients with resectable advanced disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the definitive effect of induction chemotherapy in patients with resectable head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS A meta-analysis of randomized trials (1965… CONTINUE READING
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