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To evaluate the safety and toxicity of azacitidine (5-azacitidine, Vidaza®) and cisplatin combination in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck (SCCHN).
Open-label, non-randomized and dose escalation study in which groups of 3-6 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck will receive sequentially increased dosages of azacitidine SC injection in combination with a fixed dose of cisplatin IV injection until dose-limiting toxicity is demonstrated in 2 of the 6 patients.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Kansas City VA Medical Center
University of Kansas
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:30:02-0400
OPHELIA (OlaParib in patients with HEad and neck squamous-celL carcInomA) trial is a Greek, investigator-initiated, randomized open-label window-of-opportunity phase II study. Patients wit...
The purpose of this study is to determine which regimen is better for esophageal squamous carcinoma in concurrent chemoradiation(CCRT),paclitaxel or S1 plus cisplatin.
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Squamous cell cervical carcinoma is the most common gynecological malignant disorder worldwide. Early detection of squamous cell cervical carcinoma is needed for proper clinical management. Squamous c...
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) with 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin (FP) has been administered to patients with clinical stage II or III esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). We aimed to confirm the...
Feasibility and efficiency of concurrent chemoradiotherapy with capecitabine and cisplatin versus radiotherapy alone for elderly patients with locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: Experience of two centers.
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Patients with metastatic or recurrent esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) have a poor prognosis. For decades, the most widely used first-line chemotherapy regimen for these patients has been the...
A carcinoma derived from stratified squamous epithelium. It may also occur in sites where glandular or columnar epithelium is normally present. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
A heterogeneous aggregate of at least three distinct histological types of lung cancer, including SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA; ADENOCARCINOMA; and LARGE CELL CARCINOMA. They are dealt with collectively because of their shared treatment strategy.
A mixed adenocarcinoma and squamous cell or epidermoid carcinoma.
Unusual tumor affecting any site of the body, but most often encountered in the head and neck. Considerable debate has surrounded the histogenesis of this neoplasm; however, it is considered to be a myoblastoma of, usually, a benign nature. It affects women more often than men. When it develops beneath the epidermis or mucous membrane, it can lead to proliferation of the squamous cells and mimic squamous cell carcinoma.
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.
There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma, or BCC, is a cancer of the basal cells at the bottom of the epidermis. It’s very common ...