Mitomycin and fluorouracil in combination with concomitant radiotherapy: a potentially curable approach for locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of radiotherapy and concurrent mitomycin-C (MC) plus 5-fluorouracil (5FU) infusion in locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). METHODS Sixty-nine patients with SCCHN (6 Stage III and 63 Stage IV patients) were treated with external beam radiotherapy (70 Gy) and… (More)

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