Impact of endoscopic screening on early detection of hypopharyngeal cancer.

@article{Watanabe2006ImpactOE,
  title={Impact of endoscopic screening on early detection of hypopharyngeal cancer.},
  author={Akihito Watanabe and Masao Hosokawa and Masanobu Taniguchi and Hitoshi Tsujie and Shigeyuki Sasaki},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2006},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={350-4}
}
BACKGROUND The aim was to investigate whether periodic pharyngolaryngoscopy screening in high-risk patients with preceding carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract can detect early hypopharyngeal cancer and preserve the larynx. METHODS The records of 122 patients with hypopharyngeal cancer were retrospectively reviewed. Patients were divided into the… CONTINUE READING