Surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy vs concurrent chemoradiotherapy in stage III/IV nonmetastatic squamous cell head and neck cancer: a randomised comparison

@article{Soo2005SurgeryAA,
  title={Surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy vs concurrent chemoradiotherapy in stage III/IV nonmetastatic squamous cell head and neck cancer: a randomised comparison},
  author={K-C Soo and Eng Huat Tan and Joseph Tien Seng Wee and Diana Gkeok-Stzuan Lim and B Tai and M-L Khoo and Christopher Hood Keng Goh and S O Leong and Tuan Zea Tan and K W Fong and Peter Kok Sun Lu and A M See and David Machin},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={93},
  pages={279 - 286}
}
We compared concurrent combination chemotherapy and radiotherapy with surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy in patients with stage III/IV nonmetastatic squamous cell head and neck cancer. Patients with non-nasopharyngeal and nonsalivary resectable squamous cell head and neck cancer were randomised to receive either surgery followed by adjuvant radiotherapy (60 Gy over 30 fractions) or concurrent combination chemotherapy and radiotherapy (66 Gy in 33 fractions). Combination chemotherapy comprised… CONTINUE READING