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Concomitant chemoradiotherapy versus induction chemotherapy followed by chemoradiotherapy as definitive, first line treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. A retrospective single center analysis.

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PURPOSE: Despite the lack of evidence to support its implementation in the clinical practice, induction chemotherapy (IC) before chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is often used in patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). We retrospectively examined the tolerability, feasibility, and clinical outcome of both concepts in a single center analysis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In all, 83 patients were treated between 2007 and 2010 with IC + CRT (n = 42) or CRT alone (n ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00066-013-0509-9

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Publisher:
Springer-Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al] Journal website
Volume:
190
Issue:
3
Pages:
256-262
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1439-099X
ISSN:
0179-7158
URN:
uuid:88116e66-7d8f-4984-8be8-7de4212df1a1
Source identifiers:
446738
Local pid:
pubs:446738

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