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Phase I trial of split-dose induction docetaxel, cisplatin, and 5-fluorouracil (TPF) chemotherapy followed by curative surgery combined with postoperative radiotherapy in patients with locally advanced oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer (TISOC-1)

  • Katrin Oertel1,
  • Karin Spiegel1,
  • Harald Schmalenberg2,
  • Andreas Dietz3,
  • Georg Maschmeyer4,
  • Thomas Kuhnt5,
  • Holger Sudhoff6,
  • Thomas G Wendt7 and
  • Orlando Guntinas-Lichius1Email author
BMC Cancer201212:483

Received: 22 June 2012

Accepted: 18 October 2012

Published: 20 October 2012

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Original Submission
22 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hans Edmund Eckel
2 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - gerges attia
1 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Orlando Guntinas-Lichius
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2407-12-483

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Jena University Hospital
Department of Medicine II, Jena University Hospital
Department of Otorhinolaryngology/Plastic Surgery, University Hospital Leipzig
Department of Hematology, Oncology & Palliative Care, Klinikum Ernst von Bergmann
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Rostock
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Klinikum Bielefeld
Department of Radiation Oncology, Jena University Hospital