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Impact of weight loss on survival after chemoradiation for locally advanced head and neck cancer: secondary results of a randomized phase III trial (SAKK 10/94).

Authors
  • Ghadjar, Pirus
  • Hayoz, Stefanie
  • Zimmermann, Frank
  • Bodis, Stephan
  • Kaul, David
  • Badakhshi, Harun
  • Bernier, Jacques
  • Studer, Gabriela
  • Plasswilm, Ludwig
  • Budach, Volker
  • Aebersold, Daniel M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Radiation Oncology
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
10
Pages
21–21
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/s13014-014-0319-y
PMID: 25679310
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Weight loss before and during chemoradiation was commonly observed. Weight loss before but not during treatment was associated with worse survival.

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