Head and neck and intra-oral soft tissue sarcomas.

  title={Head and neck and intra-oral soft tissue sarcomas.},
  author={Meir Gorsky and Joel B. Epstein},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  volume={34 4},
Intra-oral soft tissue sarcoma is a rare disease. We reviewed a tumour registry over a 45 year period, between January 1951 and January 1997, and identified a total of 11,250 head and neck cancers in British Columbia. Of the head and neck cancers, there were 139 cases (1.24%) of sarcoma; and of these, there were only 16 cases (0.14%) of intra-oral soft tissue sarcoma. The initial presentation of intra-oral soft tissue sarcoma is most often as an asymptomatic mass and discomfort is reported by… CONTINUE READING