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Molecular classification of mucoepidermoid carcinomas—Prognostic significance of the MECT1–MAML2 fusion oncogene
Mucoepidermoid carcinomas (MECs) of the salivary and bronchial glands are characterized by a recurrent t(11;19)(q21;p13) translocation resulting in a MECT1–MAML2 fusion in which the CREB‐bindingExpand
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Prevalence and physical status of human papillomavirus in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck
Fresh‐frozen biopsies were obtained from 61 patients at diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC) for study of the prevalence and physical status of human papillomavirus (HPV)Expand
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Bmi-1 expression predicts prognosis in squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue
Background:The prognosis of squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue is poor and it would be beneficial to find prognostic markers to better adjust treatment. Bmi-1 controls cell cycle andExpand
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COVID‐19 pandemic: Effects and evidence‐based recommendations for otolaryngology and head and neck surgery practice
The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) is a highly contagious zoonosis produced by SARS‐CoV‐2 that is spread human‐to‐human by respiratory secretions. It was declared by the WHO as a publicExpand
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Bacteriologic findings in peritonsillar abscesses in young adults.
Aspirated pus samples from 124 patients with peritonsillar abscess were cultured quantitatively for aerobes and anaerobes. A total of 98% of the samples yielded bacteria. Of the 550 isolates obtainedExpand
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Accuracy of medical models made by additive manufacturing (rapid manufacturing).
BACKGROUND Additive manufacturing (AM) is being increasingly used for producing medical models. The accuracy of these models varies between different materials, AM technologies and machine runs. Expand
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Loss of p16 expression has prognostic significance in human nasopharyngeal carcinoma.
PURPOSE p16 is an important inhibitor of cell cycle progression; absence of p16 can thus result in increased cellular proliferation. In nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC), absence of p16 has beenExpand
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Pharyngocutaneous fistula following total laryngectomy: a single institution’s 10-year experience
The etiology of postoperative pharyngocutaneous fistula (PCF) formation following major head and neck surgery is multifactorial and the incidence varies greatly. We reviewed retrospectively theExpand
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Boron neutron capture therapy in the treatment of locally recurred head-and-neck cancer: final analysis of a phase I/II trial.
PURPOSE To investigate the efficacy and safety of boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) in the treatment of inoperable head-and-neck cancers that recur locally after conventional photon radiationExpand
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The MDM2 promoter polymorphism SNP309T→G and the risk of uterine leiomyosarcoma, colorectal cancer, and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
Background: MDM2 acts as a principal regulator of the tumour suppressor p53 by targeting its destruction through the ubiquitin pathway. A polymorphism in the MDM2 promoter (SNP309) was recentlyExpand
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