[Squamous cell carcinoma of the mouth in the elderly in São Paulo].

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OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of sex and primary tumor location on the outcome of mouth cancer in elderly patients. METHODS A retrospective study of 1,440 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of mouth in the Head and Neck Department of Heliópolis Hospital, São Paulo during 1978-1997 period. There were 562 elderly patients (aged 60 or more years… (More)

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