Management of somatic pain induced by head-and-neck cancer treatment: definition and assessment. Guidelines of the French Oto-Rhino-Laryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Society (SFORL).

  title={Management of somatic pain induced by head-and-neck cancer treatment: definition and assessment. Guidelines of the French Oto-Rhino-Laryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Society (SFORL).},
  author={Marie Binczak and Malou Navez and Claude Annie Perrichon and David Blanchard and Marc Andrew Bollet and Paul Calmels and C. Couturaud and C Dreyer and Florent Espitalier and Sylvie Testelin and S{\'e}bastien Albert and Sylvain Morini{\`e}re},
  journal={European annals of otorhinolaryngology, head and neck diseases},
  volume={131 4},

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