Metastatic carcinoma in the cervical lymph nodes from an occult primary: a conservative approach to the role of radiotherapy.

@article{GlynneJones1990MetastaticCI,
  title={Metastatic carcinoma in the cervical lymph nodes from an occult primary: a conservative approach to the role of radiotherapy.},
  author={Rob Glynne-Jones and Anil Kumar Anand and T E Young and Roger J. Berry},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1990},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          289-94
        }
}
This retrospective study examines the results of treatment for cervical lymph node metastases from an unknown primary epithelial cancer of squamous cell or anaplastic histology. The analysis covers a series of 87 consecutive unselected patients at the Middlesex Hospital, London, in the years between 1954 and 1986. Fifty-eight patients received radiation therapy with a view to cure, 25 patients were treated with radiotherapy to a palliative dose, 1 patient only had a radical neck dissection, and… CONTINUE READING

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