Dr. Siegel on Study of Induction Chemotherapy and Transoral Surgery in Oropharyngeal Cancer | OncLive

Dr. Siegel on Study of Induction Chemotherapy and Transoral Surgery in Oropharyngeal Cancer

August 23, 2017

Robert Siegel, MD, chair, professor of medicine, director, Division of Hematology/Oncology, George Washington University, discusses a study of induction chemotherapy and transoral surgery in patients with oropharyngeal cancer.

Robert Siegel, MD, chair, professor of medicine, director, Division of Hematology/Oncology, George Washington University, discusses a study of induction chemotherapy and transoral surgery in patients with oropharyngeal cancer.

In a phase II study, the efficacy of induction chemotherapy and transoral surgery was studied as a definitive treatment for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.

Through this regimen, Siegel hopes to eliminate the morbidly of radiation therapy, which is the current standard of care for these patients.


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