Oral/pharyngeal squamous carcinoma: treatment strategies.

Daniel E. Kenady, Susanne M. Arnold, William F. Regine, Robert M. Mentzer

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Oral/pharyngeal squamous carcinoma is a largely preventable problem. Most patients have significant tobacco and alcohol histories. Treatment reflects the locally and regionally aggressive nature of these tumors. In advanced disease neither surgery nor radiation therapy can be used as a primary modality, and often combined treatment is necessary. Chemotherapy has a less well-defined role, but is increasing control rates in advanced tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)488-494
Number of pages7
JournalThe Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2002

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  • Medicine (all)


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