A new study from researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas found no major long-term differences in the effectiveness of radiation therapy versus surgery in treating oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). Given these results, investigators suggest quality-of-life factors should help inform a treatment decision. The findings compared the effectiveness of definitive […]
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Larynx-preserving surgery alone and larynx-preserving surgery with radiation were associated with improved survival compared to radiation alone.
The treatment of FA-associated HNSCC is difficult secondary to the poor tolerance of radiation and chemotherapy
What is the best initial therapy for patients requiring treatment of cervical esophageal cancer?
The targeted therapies erlotinib and cetuximab, in combination with standard chemotherapy regimens, are well tolerated and have very encouraging activity in recurrent/metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, according to two presentations at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2007 Annual Meeting in Chicago.