Published in Cancer Weekly, July 18th, 2006
Researchers in Australia conducted a study "to determine the association between tumor hypoxia, treatment regimen, and LRF in patients with stage III or IV squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck randomly assigned to radiotherapy (70 Gy in 35 fractions over 7 weeks) plus either tirapazamine and cisplatin in weeks 1, 4, and 7 and tirapazamine alone in weeks 2 and 3 (TPZ/CIS) or cisplatin and infusional fluorouracil during weeks 6 and 7 (chemoboost)."
"Forty-five patients were...
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