Pilot Study of Chemotherapy for HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer

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    University of Chicago
Updated on 24 November 2021


Doctors leading this study will give blood tests to head and neck cancer participants during the beginning of chemotherapy treatment (also known as induction therapy) to see if these blood tests can help predict tumor shrinkage after therapy and reduce the amount of additional radiotherapy or chemotherapy treatment the participant may need. This study will also examine ways to reduce overall side effects of treatment using robotic surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, or radiotherapy alone.

Condition Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Treatment carboplatin, Paclitaxel, Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) or Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy and Low-Dose Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy and High-Dose Radiotherapy
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04572100
SponsorUniversity of Chicago
Last Modified on24 November 2021


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