The use of PET scan is recommended at diagnosis for patients presenting at clinical stages III and IV for head and neck cancer.
Articles tagged with "head and neck cancer"
A look at evidence-based recommendations for the management of the neck in patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oral cavity and oropharynx.
A look at the cumulative effect of diagnostic steps for primary tumor identification in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary.
Perioperative administration of oxandrolone resulted in objective improvements in prealbumin levels and subjective improvements in surgical wounds.
This particular study showed that an SUVmax ratio between tonsils >1.6 (62% sensitive, 100% specific) is highly suspicious and warrants biopsy.
In elective neck dissections for most HNSCC primary sites, level IIB nodes can be left intact, thus minimizing risk of damage to the spinal accessory nerve.
A look at the impact of delays in postoperative head and neck (HN) chemoradiotherapy on survival rates.
Sex does not play a prognostic role in HPV-negative OPSCC, and there are no differences in prognosis by race among HPV-positive or HPV-negative patients.