Head and Neck Cancer Information Center
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Oral nutrition and swallowing practice during radiation treatment for oral cancer help ensure better long-term diet. End-of-Life Care Remains Aggressive, Despite Patient Wishes
Although most patients with advanced cancer prefer hospice or palliative care that minimizes symptoms, many continue to receive aggressive treatment during their final weeks and months of life. Adding Vectibix to Cisplatin/Fluorouracil Improves Progression-Free Survival in Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer
The addition of Vectibix® (panitumumab) to cisplatin/fluorouracil as first-line treatment improves progression-free survival in patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer.
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Head and Neck Cancer Management
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Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Trials
GOG0522 – A Randomized, Phase III Trial of Concurrent Accelerated Radiation and Cisplatin versus Concurrent Accelerated Radiation, Cisplatin, and Cetuximab (C225) (Followed by Surgery in Selective Patients) for Stage III and IV Head and neck Carcinomas
20020402 – A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Weekly Doses of Palifermin (Recombinant Human Keratinocyte Growth Factor, rHuKGF) for the Reduction of Oral Mucositis in Subjects With Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Receiving Radiotherapy With Concurrent Chemotherapy (RT/CT)
INST0612C – Relationship of Mucositis Severity to Nutrition Intake in Head and Neck Cancer Patients