Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: sentinel node or selective neck dissection.

@article{Kovcs2007HeadAN,
  title={Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: sentinel node or selective neck dissection.},
  author={Adorj{\'a}n Ferenc Kov{\'a}cs},
  journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={81-100}
}
Improved knowledge about the metastatic behavior of mucosal squamous cell cancer of the head and neck made it possible to reduce the extension of elective and even therapeutic neck dissections by sparing selected levels, thereby reducing morbidity. The diagnostic question of when to treat a clinically negative neck to avoid unnecessary overtreatment, even… CONTINUE READING