Author | Edward S. Kim, MD

Articles

Docetaxel and Radiation as Combined-Modality Therapy

June 01, 2002

Combined-modality approaches for the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), head and neck cancer, and esophageal cancer offer survival benefits by improving locoregional control and treating micrometastatic disease. The taxanes are active, tolerable drugs in these solid tumors and have radiation-sensitizing activity.