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Kislay Dimri, Awadhesh Kumar Pandey, Romeeta Trehan, Bhavana Rai, Anup Kumar
BACKGROUND: Platinum based concurrent chemo-radiation is the de-facto standard of care in the non-surgical management of locally-advanced head and neck cancer of squamous origin. Three-weekly single agent cisplatin at 100 mg/m2 concurrent with radical radiotherapy has demonstrated consistent improvement in loco-regional control and survival. This improvement is however at the cost of considerable hematologic toxicity and poor overall compliance. The routine use of this regime is improbable in developing countries with limited resources...
2013: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention: APJCP
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