Management of the N0 neck--reference or preference.

@article{Wei2006ManagementOT,
  title={Management of the N0 neck--reference or preference.},
  author={William Ignace Wei and Alfio Ferlito and Alessandra Rinaldo and Christine G Gourin and John Lowry and Wai Kuen Ho and C. Ren{\'e} Leemans and Ashok R. Shaha and Carlos Ernesto Suarez and Gary L Clayman and Kevin Robbins and Patrick J. Bradley and Carl E. Silver},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={115-22}
}
For patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract, appropriate management of the regional lymph nodes is an important and often controversial issue that has significant influence on survival. Over the years radical treatment either by surgery or radiotherapy contributed to improvement in prognosis. Recently, a more conservative approach has achieved a similar level of cancer control with less morbidity. This review considers the issues of selection of patients for… CONTINUE READING

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