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Aim: To improve curability of radiotherapy in HNSCC patients identified by hypoxic FAZA-PET scanning
Prospective phase II study aiming to improve the outcome in hypoxic resistent patients identified by FAZA-PET.
Patients must fulfill the following:
Positive hypoxic FAZA-PET Scanning (as described in DAHANCA 24 - see citation) Stage III-IV, Squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx, pharynx or oral cavity (HPVneg (oropharynx) Indication for hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy with concommitant cis-platin and nimorazole
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer
Department of Experimental Clinical Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital
Not yet recruiting
Danish Head and Neck Cancer Group
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-11-30T15:45:38-0500
To determine the safety and tolerability of gefitinib in combination with cisplatin and radiation (3D-CRT or IMRT) in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer.
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The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if a paclitaxel-cisplatin combination regimen given in the neoadjuvant setting is active in locally advanced head and neck cancer. t...
This is a Single-center, Open-label, Single-arm, Phase Ⅱ exploratory clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Apatinib plus S1 for patients with advanced (unresectable, local...
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To prospectively estimate patient-centered financial stress and its relationship with health care utilization in patients with head and neck cancer. This was a survey-based, longitudinal, prospective ...
To evaluate whether tumor textural features extracted from both pre- and mid-treatment FDG-PET images predict early response to chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced head and neck cancer, and investig...
Low skeletal muscle mass (SMM) or sarcopenia is emerging as an adverse prognostic factor for chemotherapy dose-limiting toxicity (CLDT) and survival in cancer patients. Our aim was to determine the im...
The purpose of the study is to evaluate changes in body composition and nutritional status that occur throughout the oncological treatment in head and neck cancer patients.
Hyperfractionated accelerated radiation therapy plus cetuximab plus cisplatin chemotherapy in locally advanced inoperable squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck : Final 5‑year results of a phase II study.
Cetuximab (CET) is a potent inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor and has been shown to have activity in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). We conducted a single-arm p...
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)
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)
A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
Large veins on either side of the root of the neck formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins. They drain blood from the head, neck, and upper extremities, and unite to form the superior vena cava.