Depression at time of treatment planning appeared to be as important a predictor of two-year survival as traditional clinical prognostic indicators.
Articles tagged with "head and neck"
Experts offer tips on several kinds of head and neck defects and the many factors that go into choosing between a local or regional flap and a free flap reconstruction.
In addition to the known sex-specific cancer types, such as ovarian and prostate cancers, there are significant gender disparities in non-sex-specific cancers, such as rate of incidence and susceptibility, tumor aggressiveness, prognosis, and treatment response. A recent study published in Cancer Cell explored the molecular basis for these differences (Cancer Cell. 2016;29:711-722). Although the medical […]
The panel at the AAO-NHS Annual Meeting offered advice on glossectomy, tonsillectomy and neck dissection, and parotidectomy
There is a growing body of evidence supporting the equivalence of endoscopic and open surgical approaches in terms of tumor recurrence
High complication rates and a lack of proven best approaches suggest tailoring the approach to address the potential risks based on location and severity
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy continues to be employed for treatment of all stages of ORN despite its lack of proven efficacy
Head and neck oncologists continue to struggle with understanding the etiology of second primary squamous cancer
How sensitive is single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) in sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) for cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck?
Panelists at Triological Combined Sections Meeting explore ways genetics, molecular diagnostics can impact head and neck cancer therapy