Neoadjuvant Radiochemotherapy and Radical Resection for Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity

@article{Eich2008NeoadjuvantRA,
  title={Neoadjuvant Radiochemotherapy and Radical Resection for Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity},
  author={PD Dr. Hans Theodor Eich and Michael L{\"o}schcke and Martin Scheer and Martin Kocher and Rudolf Bongartz and Sidonie Wacker and Joachim E. Z{\"o}ller and R P Mueller},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2008},
  volume={184},
  pages={23-29}
}
Several multimodal strategies have been developed to treat patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity. The advantages of preoperative radiochemotherapy are downstaging of the primary tumor, an increased resectability rate, and the elimination of micrometastases. After successful phase II trials, the following therapy regimen for resectable advanced oral carcinoma was applied. 134 patients with resectable squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity stage II–IV received neoadjuvant… CONTINUE READING

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