More procedures performed at high-volume hospitals and careful certification of surgeons in clinical trials are ways to improve the quality and value in head and neck care, panelists said.
Articles tagged with "head and neck cancer"
Pretreatment sarcopenia as radiologically defined by decreased skeletal muscle index (SMI) or skeletal muscle mass (SMM) correlates with poor survival in HNC patients.
A look at the impact of regression on sentinel node status and the likelihood of recurrence in primary cutaneous melanoma of the head and neck.
Circulating tumor cells are not associated with prognosis in patients with locally advanced and metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN), but circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are present.
Transoral laser microsurgery is associated with better outcomes than radiotherapy in overall survival, confidence interval, disease-specific survival, and laryngeal preservation in patients with T1 glottic carcinoma.
A look at how pathologic features contribute to clinical outcomes of early oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma relative to tumor depth of invasion.
What is the radiation-sparing capacity and xerostomia-reducing potential of the modified submandibular gland transfer for head and neck cancer patients who receive radiation therapy?
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
What are the volumetric changes in pharyngeal structures in patients with head and neck cancer treated with curative chemoradiation therapy (CRT)?