Clinical prognostic factors in malignant parotid gland tumors.

  title={Clinical prognostic factors in malignant parotid gland tumors.},
  author={Roberto C{\'e}sar Ara{\'u}jo Lima and Marcos Tavares and Fernando Luiz Dias and Jacob Kligerman and Marilene Filgueira Nascimento and Mauro Marques Barbosa and Cl{\'a}udio Roberto Cernea and Jose Roberto N Soares and Izabella C R Santos and Scheylla Salviano},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={133 5},
OBJECTIVE To analyze the factors in parotid malignant epithelial tumors influencing recurrences and disease-specific survival. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the files of 150 patients treated at our institution, from 1974 to 1998. Twenty-four patients were not treated by surgery and were excluded from this study. The remaining 126 patients were… CONTINUE READING