ASCO 2014 - Colorectal and Head & Neck Cancer

Chemoradiation or Cetuximab/Radiation Versus Induction Chemotherapy Followed by Chemoradiation in Locally Advanced SCCHN

Conference Correspondent - ASCO 2014 - Colorectal and Head & Neck Cancer

Platinum-based chemoradiation therapy (CRT) is the current standard treatment for locally advanced SCCHN, and induction docetaxel/cisplatin/5-fluorouracil (TPF) is superior to cisplatin/5-fluorouracil alone, but it has not been tested when added to concomitant therapy. NCT01086826 was an open-label multicenter study to [ Read More ]

Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy and Postoperative Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer—Results of the CAO/ARO/AIO-04 Trial

Conference Correspondent - ASCO 2014 - Colorectal and Head & Neck Cancer

A previous clinical study established preoperative chemoradiotherapy, total mesorectal excision (TME) surgery, and adjuvant chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) as the standard treatment for locally advanced rectal cancer (LA-RC). The CAO/ARO/AIO-04 trial for which the results were reported at ASCO 2014 [ Read More ]