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The purpose of this study is to explore the efficacy and safety of image guided de-escalation protocols in patients with locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). So the investigators studied whether toxicities reducing treatment with omitted concurrent chemotherapy after good response to induction chemotherapy would maintain survival outcomes while improving tolerability for patients with locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
Toxicities reduced treatment, Conventional treatment
Fudan Universtiy Shanghai Cancer Centre
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-11-14T17:39:45-0500
Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal carcinoma are exquisitely radiosensitive. Several studies attempted to reduce the toxicities of treatments through reduced-dose radiation a...
To study the 2-year PFS (progression-free survival) of patients with stage III nasopharyngeal carcinoma of pretreatment EBV DNA
To test the therapeutic ratio of additional chemotheray on advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
This study seeks to test the Efficacy in terms of rates of disease response in metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma of the standard dose of velcade 1.3 mg/m2 given at the day 1,4,8,and 11 e...
To determine the efficacy and safety of sequential chemoradiotherapy with regimen of docetaxel, cisplatin and fluorouracil and reduced target delineation radiotherapy for patients with loc...
As a consequence of the current excellent loco-regional control rates attained using the generally accepted treatment paradigms involving intensity-modulated radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma ...
The role of induction chemotherapy (IC) or adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) in the treatment of locoregionally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) remains controversial.
The goal of this study was to explore the value of adding neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) or adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT) to concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinom...
To assess the employment status in working-age nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) survivors and explore clinical, treatment, and sociodemographic factors that may facilitate or impede successful return to...
The prevalence of nasopharyngeal carcinoma is characterized by an unbalanced distribution: the disease is particularly prevalent in East and Southeast Asia. In this article, we review the evolution of...
Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.
6,17-Dimethylpregna-4,6-diene-3,20-dione. A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of progesterone. It is used in the treatment of menstrual irregularities and has also been employed in the treatment of prostatic hypertrophy and endometrial carcinoma.
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.
Procedures, surgery, or other treatment without consent of person or persons receiving treatment.
Excision of part of the skull. This procedure is used to treat elevated intracranial pressure that is unresponsive to conventional treatment.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...