Distant metastases from lip and oral cavity cancer.

@article{Betka2001DistantMF,
  title={Distant metastases from lip and oral cavity cancer.},
  author={Jan Betka},
  journal={ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties},
  year={2001},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={
          217-21
        }
}
Distant metastases related to lip carcinomas occur very exceptionally (0.5-2%) and can be expected in cases of advanced tumors with advanced regional disease. Distant metastases from oral cavity carcinomas vary over a broad interval (8-17%) and depend also on the stage of disease. The knowledge of the presence of distant metastases is vital for the planning of further treatment. From a clinical point of view, patients with lip and oral cavity can be divided into a group where the risk of… CONTINUE READING
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