Blood transfusion and other risk factors for recurrence of cancer of the head and neck.

@article{Jones1990BloodTA,
  title={Blood transfusion and other risk factors for recurrence of cancer of the head and neck.},
  author={Kim R. Jones and Mark C. Weissler},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={116 3},
  pages={
          304-9
        }
}
To determine whether perioperative blood transfusion affected the recurrence rate of squamous cell cancer of the head and neck, we performed a retrospective study of all patients with stage III and IV disease treated surgically at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1983 and 1986. Those who recurred were compared with those who did not in regard to 16 prognostic variables, including whether or not they had received a perioperative blood transfusion. Analyzing each variable… CONTINUE READING
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