David G. Pfister, MD | Authors

Commentary (Lim et al): Revisiting Induction Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

June 01, 2005

Argiris and colleagues report asystematic review evaluatingthe activity and potential roleof induction chemotherapy in patientswith previously untreated, locoregionallyadvanced squamous cell head andneck cancer.[1] They consider bothphase II and III published trials. Thedata reviewed in their paper, and theirthoughtful synthesis and interpretationof these data, highlight certain themes: