Radiotherapy combined docetaxel and oxaliplatin chemotherapy is effective in patients with locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

@article{Pan2015RadiotherapyCD,
  title={Radiotherapy combined docetaxel and oxaliplatin chemotherapy is effective in patients with locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.},
  author={Feng Pan and Zhihua Ruan and Jianjun Li and Xueli Pang and Yanling Zhang and Lan Zou and Houjie Liang},
  journal={Medical oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 11},
  pages={252}
}
The outcome of locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) remains unsatisfactory due to high rates of local and distant failure, and the best way of integration of chemotherapy to chemoradiotherapy was still undefined. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of radiotherapy combined docetaxel and oxaliplatin (TP) chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced NPC. A total of 62 patients in stages III-IVA with a newly diagnosed and previously untreated NPC were enrolled in… CONTINUE READING