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Induction Chemotherapy Followed by Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy in Patients With LA-NPC

2019-07-16 10:38:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is a malignant tumor that originates in nasopharyngeal epithelial cells. It is common in southern China and Southeast Asia, but the incidence rate is low in most parts of the world. According to the World Health Organization survey, 80% of nasopharyngeal carcinomas occur in China, with high incidence in southern China, as high as 30-50/100,000, such as Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, and Fujian. In 2015, Chinese cancer statistics showed that there were about 60,600 new cases of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in China, and the number of deaths was about 34,100. Radiation therapy is the main treatment for nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Early stage I and IIa achieved a 5-year survival rate (OS) of 90% and 84%, respectively . However, the treatment outcomes of most patients with locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma are not ideal.

Study Design

Conditions

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Intervention

Nab-paclitaxel

Location

No. 156, North Road, Xierhuan Road
Fuzhou
Fujian
China

Status

Recruiting

Source

Fuzhou General Hospital

Results (where available)

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