Taxol carboplatin induction for head and neck cancer – pro

Induction chemotherapy before chemoradiation is becoming standard for many types of head and neck cancer. The role of chemotherapy and radiation for advanced head and neck cancer has evolved considerably over the last 20 years. Several studies, most prominently the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) study 91-11, which was undertaken in collaboration with the Head and Neck Intergroup and published in 2003, established the use of concurrent chemotherapy

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