Zalutumumab in Combination With Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer

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Summary

The purpose of this study is to investigate the safety of zalutumumab in combination with chemotherapy and radiotherapy as treatment of patients with head and neck cancer

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Head and Neck Cancer

Intervention

zalutumumab, cisplatin, Radiotherapy

Location

Oregon Health Sciences Center
Portland
Oregon
United States
97239

Status

Terminated

Source

Genmab

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

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Zalutumumab in Patients With Non-curable Head and Neck Cancer

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DAHANCA 19: The Importance of the EGFr-inhibitor Zalutumumab for the Outcome After Curative Radiotherapy for HNSCC

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Zalutumumab Pharmacokinetics (PK) in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck (SCCHN)

This study is to support current and future Zalutumumab studies by increasing the Pharmacokinetic (PK) knowledge of the drug. PK is the study of how a drug is absorbed (taken up), distribu...

Zalutumumab in Non-curable Patients With SCCHN

Treatment, In combination with BSC, Open-label, Single arm, Efficacy Study.

PubMed Articles [16201 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

(Chemo)radiotherapy after laser microsurgery and selective neck dissection for pN2 head and neck cancer.

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Brain-Sparing Methods for IMRT of Head and Neck Cancer.

Radical radiotherapy for head and neck cancer (HNC) may deliver significant doses to brain structures. There is evidence that this may cause a decline in neurocognitive function (NCF). Radiation dose ...

A Longitudinal Study of Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Radiotherapy.

Although patients with head and neck cancer are at increased risk for depressive symptoms compared with other cancer patients, few longitudinal studies have evaluated changes in and predictors of this...

Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma in head and neck.

Purpose: The management of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma has not been standardised to date. This study reviewed the clinical course, management and survival outcomes of patients with extrapulmon...

The current role of imaging in head and neck cancer: a clinician's perspective.

Imaging head and neck cancer is crucial for treatment decisions and follow-up of patients. The choice of the appropriate imaging modality for staging and re-staging head and neck cancer can be trouble...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)

Radiotherapy given to augment some other form of treatment such as surgery or chemotherapy. Adjuvant radiotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.

Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.

A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA arising primarily in the head and neck, especially the orbit, of children below the age of 10. The cells are smaller than those of other rhabdomyosarcomas and are of two basic cell types: spindle cells and round cells. This cancer is highly sensitive to chemotherapy and has a high cure rate with multi-modality therapy. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)

An inorganic and water-soluble platinum complex. After undergoing hydrolysis, it reacts with DNA to produce both intra and interstrand crosslinks. These crosslinks appear to impair replication and transcription of DNA. The cytotoxicity of cisplatin correlates with cellular arrest in the G2 phase of the cell cycle.

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