The contralateral tonsil should routinely be removed in cases of suspected or known unilateral HPV+ TSCC.
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Otolaryngologist patients with medullary thyroid cancer should not be taking GLP-1 medications at this time due to the risk.
Ultrasound guided core needle biopby is a minimally invasive and accurate diagnostic option for the assessment of head and neck lesions, including lymphoma.
Older age is independently associated with the development of voice or swallowing changes after thyroidectomy.
Facial nerve paralysis (FNP) is a potential complication following parotid surgery.
This particular study showed that an SUVmax ratio between tonsils >1.6 (62% sensitive, 100% specific) is highly suspicious and warrants biopsy.
A new study from researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas found no major long-term differences in the effectiveness of radiation therapy versus surgery in treating oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC). Given these results, investigators suggest quality-of-life factors should help inform a treatment decision. The findings compared the effectiveness of definitive […]
Survivors of head and neck cancers are at risk for delayed neurocognitive deficits for at least two years following radiotherapy or chemotherapy