Prophylactic antibiotics reduce hospitalisations and cost in locally advanced head and neck cancer patients treated with chemoradiotherapy: A randomised phase 2 study

Janneke C. Ham, Chantal M. Driessen, Mathijs P. Hendriks, Edward Fiets, Bas Kreike, Ann Hoeben, Marije Slingerland, Claudia C. van Opstal, Bart Jan Kullberg, Marianne A. Jonker, Eddy M. Adang, Johannes H. Kaanders, Winette T. van der Graaf, Carla M. van Herpen*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-40
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer
Volume113
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2019

Keywords

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Chemoradiotherapy
  • Pneumonia
  • Hospitalisation
  • Prophylactic antibiotics
  • ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA
  • CONCURRENT CHEMORADIOTHERAPY
  • ACCELERATED RADIOTHERAPY
  • WEEKLY CISPLATIN
  • CHEMORADIATION
  • DYSPHAGIA

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