Management remains controversial because there is no universally accepted consensus on the threshold for surgical intervention, appropriate treatment strategy, frequency of surveillance, and ablative versus excisional management
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Depression at time of treatment planning appeared to be as important a predictor of two-year survival as traditional clinical prognostic indicators.
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 […]
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