Author | Su Hsien Lim, MD


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

June 01, 2005

BySu Hsien Lim, MD|Yungpo Bernard Su, MD|David G. Pfister, MD

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: