Published in Cancer Weekly, August 15th, 2006
According to a study from Switzerland, "In patients with locally or regionally advanced head and neck carcinomas, postoperative radiotherapy has historically been the adjuvant therapy applied for patients with prognostically worrisome pathologic features. Any improvement in therapeutic index achieved by adding cytotoxic agents to postoperative radiotherapy remained controversial."
"However, two recent randomized trials, conducted in parallel in Europe and the United States, produced level I evidence regarding improved efficacy in this setting for the...
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