Testing the Addition of Chemotherapy Drug, Cisplatin, to Usual Radiation Therapy for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to compare two treatment approaches that are currently used after surgery for head and neck cancer. One approach is to administer radiation therapy alone. A second approach is to administer radiation therapy along with the chemotherapy drug, cisplatin.

Study Description

Participants will be assigned to receive either radiation therapy, or radiation therapy along with cisplatin. Both groups will receive treatment for 6 weeks with the doctor following their condition for 10 years after treatment.


  • IRB Number: 1908611001
  • Research Study Identifier: NCT02734537

Recruitment Status

Open

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