[Is there a role for immunology in the prevention of malignant tumors of the head and neck?].

Abstract

The possibility of applying immunological methods to head and neck tumors prevention is discussed. The biological significance of tests evaluating the natural killer activity is reviewed. The IgA serum level in patients at risk for head and neck malignancy is proposed as a screening test.

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@article{Beatrice1990IsTA, title={[Is there a role for immunology in the prevention of malignant tumors of the head and neck?].}, author={Fabio Beatrice and Giorgio Cortesina and Giovanni Succo and Giuseppe Spiga and Fernando O Bessone and Gian Carlo Pecorari and Alberto Sartoris}, journal={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Società italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale}, year={1990}, volume={10 Suppl 27}, pages={55-8} }