Role of concurrent chemoradiotherapy in organ preservation for locally advanced head and neck cancer.

@article{Savaraj2009RoleOC,
  title={Role of concurrent chemoradiotherapy in organ preservation for locally advanced head and neck cancer.},
  author={Niramol Savaraj and Vera Dinh and Lee Chadrick Chua and Pedro J. Bustillo and Kobbi Nissim},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 15_suppl},
  pages={e17044}
}
e17044 Background: Optimal management for head and neck cancer is controversial. Standard of care has been surgery followed by radiotherapy, but is done with the risk of organ resection. The VA larynx study, EORTC 24891, and 91-11 US Intergroup trial have shown that chemoradiotherapy is comparable to surgery with radiotherapy in laryngeal cancers while… CONTINUE READING