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A.G. Nerkar*


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Head and neck cancer treatment: An overview


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Author Details : A.G. Nerkar*

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 47-49

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ctppc.2021.012



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Abstract

The advance head and neck cancers are most difficult for treatment. The newer approaches for the treatment being systemic chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy. Chemotherapy offers several advantages in metastatic head and neck cancers. The main choice for the systemic chemotherapy being platinum containing compounds (drugs), Taxanes, in recent years have shown to be promising and being included in the neo-adjuvant and concomitant therapy regimes. Further, targeted agents such as epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors (EGFRIs) have proven to be beneficial in concomitant and metastatic therapies.


Keywords: SCCHN, Cisplatin, EGFR


How to cite : Nerkar A, Head and neck cancer treatment: An overview. Curr Trends Pharm Pharm Chem 2021;3(4):47-49

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