chemoradiation

chemoradiation

Chemotherapeutics—e.g., 5-FU, cisplatin, etoposide—followed by radiation therapy to treat cancer.

chemoradiation

Chemoradiotherapy Oncology The sequential use of chemotherapeutics–eg, 5-FU, cisplatin, etoposide, then RT, to treat CA
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This article reviews the treatment modalities for OPSCCA with a particular emphasis on the tonsillar carcinoma and will discuss treatment approaches for advanced OPSCCA, including open surgery, chemoradiation, and transoral surgery, including transoral laser microsurgery (TLM) and transoral robotic surgery (TORS).
A cute complications from chemoradiation for head and neck cancers are relatively common.
For stage IIIa disease with negative margins, the committee replaced a previous recommendation for chemoradiation followed by chemotherapy with a new recommendation for mediastinal radiation therapy.
Chemoradiation treatment strategies are widely utilised in the management of oesophagogastric malignancies, and benefit may be gained with the addition of EGFR-targeted agents into chemoradiation schedules.
Recent studies have shown that in such patients, primary use of concurrent chemoradiation therapy offers significant survival advantages over chemotherapy or radiation alone, and over sequential therapy, David S.
Patients can then be treated with adjuvant chemoradiation therapy.
Mark Kris, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, "A Feasibility Trial of Afatinib + Chemoradiation (CRT) in Patients with EGFR-Mutated Locally Advanced, Unresectable Lung Cancers"
NASDAQ: SNGX) has opened patient enrollment for its Phase 3, multinational, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating SGX942 (dusquetide) as a treatment for severe oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer receiving chemoradiation therapy, the company said.
In the trial, TRC105 combined with Avastin (bevacizumab) was compared to single agent, Avastin, in a total of 101 patients with recurrent GBM following chemoradiation.
QARRUS could also have added benefit as an adjuvant therapy for HNSCC patients undergoing radiation therapy since most other available chemotherapies are too toxic for use in these chemoradiation treatments.
National Cancer Institute issued an alert in 1999 stating that strong consideration should be given for using cisplatin based chemoradiation instead of radiotherapy alone for invasive cervical cancer based on results of 5 randomizedtrials.