New cytostatic agents for the treatment of head and neck cancer.

@article{Devriendt1997NewCA,
  title={New cytostatic agents for the treatment of head and neck cancer.},
  author={D K J C Devriendt and Jean A. Klastersky},
  journal={Acta oto-rhino-laryngologica Belgica},
  year={1997},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={61-8}
}
Chemotherapy plays a definite role in the management of head and neck cancers, especially in combination with radiotherapy in patients with possibly curable disease. As far as new agents are concerned, the combinations of paclitaxel or docetaxel and gemcitabine with cisplatin or carboplatin deserve special attention. These regimens should be compared to the… CONTINUE READING