Head and neck cancer

@article{Argiris2008HeadAN,
  title={Head and neck cancer},
  author={A. Argiris and M. Karamouzis and D. Raben and R. Ferris},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2008},
  volume={371},
  pages={1695-1709}
}
Most head and neck cancers are squamous cell carcinomas that develop in the upper aerodigestive epithelium after exposure to carcinogens such as tobacco and alcohol. Human papillomavirus has also been strongly implicated as a causative agent in a subset of these cancers. The complex anatomy and vital physiological role of the tumour-involved structures dictate that the goals of treatment are not only to improve survival outcomes but also to preserve organ function. Major improvements have been… Expand
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ConditionsHead and Neck Cancer, Supportive Care
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