Cutaneous Head and Neck Malignancies in the Elderly.

@article{Hughley2018CutaneousHA,
  title={Cutaneous Head and Neck Malignancies in the Elderly.},
  author={Brian B. Hughley and Cecelia E Schmalbach},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={
          245-258
        }
}
Cutaneous malignancy of the head and neck affects a large proportion of elderly patients. The severity ranges from small, easily treatable lesions to large, invasive, potentially metastatic tumors. Surgical treatment is the primary treatment of most skin cancers; however, geriatric patients are more likely to have multiple comorbidities that increase the risk of surgery. Multiple treatment modalities exist, including surgical, radiation, and medical therapy. Recommendations and treatment… CONTINUE READING
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