Response to paclitaxel in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary glands.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Head & neck, Volume 30, Issue 6, p.810-4 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Antineoplastic Agents, Phytogenic, Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic, Clinical Research Division, Disease-Free Survival, Female, Humans, Lung Neoplasms, Male, Middle Aged, paclitaxel, Salivary Gland Neoplasms

Abstract:

Paclitaxel is not considered to be an active drug in adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the salivary glands. We report 2 consecutive cases of patients with ACC who responded to paclitaxel.