Outcomes of induction chemotherapy for head and neck cancer patients a combined study of two national cohorts in Taiwan

Jin-Hua Chen, Yu-Chun Yen, Shing Hwa Liu, Sheng Po Yuan, Li Li Wu, Fei-Peng Lee, Kuan Chou Lin, Ming-Tang Lai, Chia-Che Wu, Tsung Ming Chen, Chia Lun Chang, Jyh-Ming Chow, Yi Fang Ding, Ming-Chin Lin, Szu-Yuan Wu

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The use of induction chemotherapy (CT) is controversial. We compared the survival of head and neck cancer patients receiving docetaxel-or platinum-based induction CT before concomitant chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) with the survival of those receiving upfront CCRT alone. Data fromtheNationalHealth Insurance and cancer registry databases in Taiwan were linked and analyzed. We enrolled patients who had head and neck cancer between January 1, 2002andDecember 31, 2011. Followup was from the index date to December 31, 2013.We included head and neck patients diagnosed according to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification codes 140.0-148.9 who were aged
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)e2845
期刊Medicine (United States)
95
發行號7
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出版狀態已發佈 - 2016

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