Cancer Chemotherapy Regimen for Head and Neck Cancer
BM-RAD head_neck(71) _________________________________________________________________ bleomycin....... 5 U IV twice weekly during radiotherapy; then 15 U IV weekly times 16 after radiotherapy. methotrexate.... 25 mg/sqm IV weekly times 16 after radiotherapy. radiation....... 7,000 rads to involved area; 5,000 rads to uninvolved area at 180 rads/fraction. FREQUENCY....... See above. 71. Fu KK, Phillips TL, Silverberg IJ, et.al. Combined radiotherapy and chemotherapy with bleomycin and methotrexate for advanced inoperable head and neck cancer: Update of a Northern California Oncology Group randomized trial. Proc Am Soc Clin Oncol 5:145, 1986.
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