The Role of Cetuximab for the Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

@article{Mehra2008TheRO,
  title={The Role of Cetuximab for the Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck},
  author={Ranee Mehra and Roger B. Cohen and Barbara Burtness},
  journal={Clinical advances in hematology & oncology : H&O},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 10},
  pages={
          742-50
        }
}
Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC), while curable in many cases with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, remains a disease that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Agents that target the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) have demonstrated beneficial effects in this disease. The Food and Drug Administration approved cetuximab-a monoclonal antibody-in conjunction with radiation, for locally advanced, potentially curable disease, and also as a single… CONTINUE READING
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