When dealing with patients who have complex sinus disease who have failed a number of treatments, there are still various approaches the otolaryngologist–head and neck surgeon can use.
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Targeted therapy in addition to radiation may be a viable approach to head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, although more research is needed before such treatment becomes part of the standard of care, according to experts interviewed for this article.
Patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) who have no history of tobacco or significant alcohol use appear to be more likely to present with earlier disease and smaller initial T-stage, but have worse than expected outcomes.
The use of positron emission tomography (PET) is not sensitive enough to warrant routine use in post-curative chemoradiation therapy diagnosis of patients with node-positive head and neck cancer, according to researchers in the field.
While chemoradiation is becoming more common for managing head and neck cancers, some patients should have surgery as an initial treatment