Epidemiologic evaluation of head and neck patients in a university hospital of Northwestern São Paulo State.

  title={Epidemiologic evaluation of head and neck patients in a university hospital of Northwestern S{\~a}o Paulo State.},
  author={Larissa de Melo Alvarenga and Mari{\^a}ngela Torreglosa Ruiz and Erika Cristina Pavarino-Bertelli and Maur{\'i}cio Jos{\'e} Cabral Ruback and Jos{\'e} V{\'i}ctor Maniglia and Maria Goloni-Bertollo},
  journal={Brazilian journal of otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={74 1},
UNLABELLED Head and neck cancer accounts for nearly 200.000 new cases worldwide. A mean of 13.470 new cases of cancer in the oral cavity for 100.000 inhabitants is observed in Brazil. AIM To analyze clinical and epidemiological aspects in patients consulted in the Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery ward in a University hospital of Northwestern São Paulo, Brazil. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 427 patients consulted in the hospital in the period from 2000 to 2005 were… CONTINUE READING
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