Long-term regional control and survival in patients with "low-risk," early stage oral tongue cancer managed by partial glossectomy and neck dissection without postoperative radiation: The importance of tumor thickness Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Glossectomy
  • Neck Dissection
  • Tongue Neoplasms

abstract

  • Patients with low-risk, pathologic T1-T2N0 OTSCC had a greater than expected rate of neck failure, with contralateral recurrence accounting for close to 40% of recurrences. Failure occurred predominantly in patients who had primary tumors that were ≥ 4 mm thick.

publication date

  • March 15, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.27872

PubMed ID

  • 23184439

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1168

end page

  • 76

volume

  • 119

number

  • 6