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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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