Safety and efficacy of lobaplatin combined with 5-fluorouracil as first-line induction chemotherapy followed by lobaplatin-radiotherapy in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: preliminary results of a prospective phase II trial

@inproceedings{Ke2017SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and efficacy of lobaplatin combined with 5-fluorouracil as first-line induction chemotherapy followed by lobaplatin-radiotherapy in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma: preliminary results of a prospective phase II trial},
  author={Liang-Ru Ke and W Xia and Wen-Ze Qiu and X X Huang and Jing Yang and Ya-Hui Yu and Hu Liang and Guo-Ying Liu and Yan-Fang Ye and Yan-qun Xiang and Xiang Guo and Xing Hua Lv},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2017}
}
Due to improvements in imaging and radiological techniques as well as the use of chemotherapy, distant metastasis has become the predominant mode of treatment failure in patients with locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (LA-NPC). Platinum-based systemic chemotherapy has shown survival benefits and is now the standard strategy for systemic therapy in… CONTINUE READING