Induction chemotherapy with TPF (Docetaxel, Carboplatin, Fluorouracil) in the treatment of locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Johannes Schultz, Karl Hörmann & Alexander Sauter
Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) presents at a locally advanced (LA) stage in many patients. Chemotherapy, which is one fundamental therapy mode for local disease control of inoperable disease or if organ preservation is desired, has become one important factor of first line treatment[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]