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Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy Following Surgery in Treating Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

Study:

Phase II Early Postoperative Paclitaxel Followed By Paclitaxel And Cisplatin Concurrent With Radiation Therapy For Resected, High Risk Squamous Carcinoma Of The Head And Neck

Rationale:

Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to damage tumor cells. Combining chemotherapy with radiation therapy following surgery may kill more tumor cells.

Purpose:

Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of chemotherapy plus radiation therapy in treating patients who have undergone surgery for stage III or stage IV head and neck cancer.

Study Status: Completed

Recruiting:
n/a

Condition Intervention Phase
Head and Neck Cancer Drug: cisplatin
Drug: paclitaxel
Procedure: conventional surgery
Radiation: radiation therapy
Phase 2

Verified by Radiation Therapy Oncology Group October, 2013

Sponsored by: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
Information provided by: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00011999

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Randal S. Weber, MD., Study Chair

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