About this trial
This is a randomised, active-controlled, open-label study of pembrolizumab (Pembro) given prior to surgery and pembrolizumab in combination with standard of care radiotherapy (with or without cisplatin), as post-surgical therapy in treatment naïve participants with newly diagnosed Stage III/IVA, resectable, locoregionally advanced, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (LA-HNSCC). Participants will receive either pembrolizumab given before surgery and after surgery in combination with radiotherapy (with or without cisplatin) or radiotherapy (with or without cisplatin) given after surgery alone.
Patients with resectable locoregionally advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Where’s this trial being run?
St James’s Hospital and St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network @ St Luke’s Hospital
Can I join this study / trial?
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A Phase III, Randomized, Open-label Study to Evaluate Pembrolizumab as Neoadjuvant Therapy and in Combination With Standard of Care as Adjuvant Therapy for Stage III-IVA Resectable Locoregionally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (LA HNSCC)
|Principal Investigator:||Dr Cliona Grant|
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Global: Dec 2018
Ireland: March 2021
|Global Recruitment Target:||704|
|Ireland Recruitment Target:||5|