Tag: nasopharyngeal

1. Adjuvant capecitabine resulted in fewer instances of disease recurrence and death compared to standard therapy. 2. Overall and failure-free survival at 3 years was significantly greater in the capecitabine group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a form of invasive head and neck cancer with a favorable...
1. Intensity-modulated proton therapy was associated with fewer adverse events than intensity-modulated radiation therapy in the treatment of patients with nonmetastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma. 2. Both therapies achieved equivalently good oncologic outcomes over a two year follow-up period. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is routinely treated with radiation...
1. In this study conducted in China, several patients with SARS-CoV-2-negative respiratory samples had sputum and feces that remained positive for several weeks. 2. A number of patients had respiratory samples revert to SARS-CoV-2-positive during hospitalization. This suggested the need for further research regarding the relationship between nucleic acid testing...