TITLE

Cetuximab plus chemotherapy improved outcomes in head and neck cancer

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;10/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the effectiveness of cetuximab on patients with squamous-cell carcinoma of the head and neck. According to the study published in a 2008 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine," overall survival (OS) of these patients improved after undergoing treatment with first-line cetuximab and platinum-fluorouracil chemotherapy. No deaths related to cetuximab in take were found.
ACCESSION #
34781554

 

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