Results of BCG adjuvant immunotherapy in 100 patients with epidermoid carcinoma of the head and neck

James Y. Suen, Stephen P. Richman, Robert B. Livingston, Evan M. Hersh, Robert Craig, Kenneth Tonymon

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Abstract

One hundred patients with advanced, recurrent, or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck were treated with chemotherapy and BCG as adjuvant immunotherapy. The overall response rate was 35 per cent, and the median duration of response was seventeen weeks. BCG does not prolong duration of remission or survival time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)474-478
Number of pages5
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Volume134
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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