Is there a role for chemosensitivity tests in head and neck cancer?

@article{Dollner2004IsTA,
  title={Is there a role for chemosensitivity tests in head and neck cancer?},
  author={Ralph Dollner and Christof Granzow and Jochen Werner and Andreas Dietz},
  journal={Onkologie},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={310-5}
}
Despite many advances in predictive testing of human malignancies, we are far from using it routinely in clinical practice. Investigating the responsiveness of solid tumors to cytostatic drugs is particularly challenging. Nevertheless, for head and neck cancer, chemosensitivity testing is an increasingly attractive option, since chemotherapy has proven to have curative potential in the therapy of head and neck cancer, in particular in combination with radiation. The significant need for… CONTINUE READING

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