Jan 1, 1977

Association of chemotherapy and radiotherapy in the treatment of advanced cancer of the head and neck

Bulletin du cancer
O PeresJ de Andrade Sobrinho


At the Head and Neck and Roentgentherapy Services of Fundaçao Antonio Prudente, São Paulo, Brazil, 38 patients with advanced cancer of the oral cavity and oropharynx, were divided into two groups: the first, submmited to treatment with Bleomycin and Linear Acelerator, and the second to isolated irradiation. Both groups received 7 000 rads in 32 days, and to the association group, Bleomycin was administered in dosis of 300 mgs. The authors concluded that, that Chemo-Radiotherapic association didn't increase the survival rate.

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Entire Oral Cavity
Entire Oropharynx
Head and Neck Structure
Cancer of Head and Neck
Radiation Oncology Specialty
Oral Cavity
Entire Head and Neck

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