6 Recommendations for further research
6.1 A clinical trial on radiation therapy and cisplatin with or without cetuximab in patients with stage III or stage IV head and neck cancer (RTOG-0522) is currently recruiting patients.
6.2 The Committee recommends further research on the following:
Cetuximab in combination with radiotherapy compared with radiotherapy alone in patients with low Karnofsky performance-status scores.
Cetuximab in combination with radiotherapy compared with chemoradiotherapy in patients with high Karnofsky performance-status scores.