Characterization of a new rat model of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

AIM To develop and characterize by imaging and pathological examination a new immunocompetent rat model of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). STUDY DESIGN Prospective animal research. MATERIALS AND METHODS Frozen specimens of HNSCC induced chemically by 4-nitroquinoline 1 oxide (4-NQO) in Sprague Dawley rats were used for the first graft… CONTINUE READING