The role of chemotherapy in the curative treatment of head and neck cancer.

@article{Pfister1997TheRO,
  title={The role of chemotherapy in the curative treatment of head and neck cancer.},
  author={David G. Pfister and Ashok R Shaha and Louis B. Harrison},
  journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America},
  year={1997},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={
          749-68
        }
}
Historically, the application of chemotherapy in patients with squamous cell head and neck cancer had been limited to the palliative setting; however, the role of chemotherapy in the definitive management of these tumors has undergone great evolution during the last 5 to 10 years. Available randomized data currently support a role for chemotherapy as part of combined modality, curative treatment strategies in the management of patients with unresectable disease, advanced nasopharynx cancer, and… CONTINUE READING

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