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Research Article

Combination of Taxanes, Cisplatin and Fluorouracil as Induction Chemotherapy for Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer: A Meta-Analysis

  • Hao Qin,

    Affiliation: Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat–sen University, Otorhinolaryngology Institute, Sun Yat–sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Jie Luo,

    Affiliation: Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat–sen University, Otorhinolaryngology Institute, Sun Yat–sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Yuan-Ping Zhu,

    Affiliation: Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat–sen University, Otorhinolaryngology Institute, Sun Yat–sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Hai-Li Xie,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Wei-Qiang Yang,

    Affiliation: Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat–sen University, Otorhinolaryngology Institute, Sun Yat–sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Wen-Bin Lei mail

    leiwb2003@yahoo.com.cn

    Affiliation: Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat–sen University, Otorhinolaryngology Institute, Sun Yat–sen University, Guangzhou, China

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  • Published: December 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051526

About the Authors

Hao Qin, Jie Luo, Yuan-Ping Zhu, Wei-Qiang Yang, Wen-Bin Lei
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat–sen University, Otorhinolaryngology Institute, Sun Yat–sen University, Guangzhou, China
Hai-Li Xie
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

Corresponding Author

Email: leiwb2003@yahoo.com.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WBL HQ JL. Performed the experiments: HQ JL HLX WQY YPZ. Analyzed the data: HQ JL HLX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WBL. Wrote the paper: HQ WBL YPZ JL HLX WQY.