Distant metastases in head and neck cancer patients who achieved loco-regional control.

@article{Len2000DistantMI,
  title={Distant metastases in head and neck cancer patients who achieved loco-regional control.},
  author={Xavier Le{\'o}n and Miquel Quer and C{\'e}sar Or{\'u}s and Mar{\'i}a Del Prado Venegas and Montserrat L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={680-6}
}
BACKGROUND One of the reasons for failure in patients with head and neck carcinoma who achieve locoregional control with treatment is the appearance of distant metastases. The objective of this study was to evaluate the frequency of distant metastases in this group of patients and to determine the relative role of several prognostic factors in the subsequent development of distant metastases. DESIGN Retrospective study from a database that collects the information prospectively in a cohort of… CONTINUE READING

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