Current trends and future perspectives in the surgical management of oral cancer.

@article{Kalavrezos2010CurrentTA,
  title={Current trends and future perspectives in the surgical management of oral cancer.},
  author={Nicholas Kalavrezos and Rishi Babu Bhandari},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={
          429-32
        }
}
Surgery remains the frontline treatment for oral cancer. Factors affecting the surgical management are related to the staging of the primary disease and the presence of regional or distant metastasis. Histopathological parameters such as tumour grade, depth and pattern of invasion are of paramount importance for the extent of the surgical treatment. Surgery of the neck is evolving to more selective treatments and the concept of sentinel lymph node biopsy is gradually been established in the… CONTINUE READING
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