Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of an unknown primary localized to the neck. Advantages of an aggressive treatment.

@article{Braud1989MetastaticSC,
  title={Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of an unknown primary localized to the neck. Advantages of an aggressive treatment.},
  author={Fillipo De Braud and Lance K. Heilbrun and Kamran Ahmed and Wael Sakr and John F. Ensley and Julie A. Kish and Efstathios Tapazoglou and Muhyi al-Sarraf},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={510-5}
}
Treatment of patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of an unknown primary localized to the neck is still controversial, particularly regarding advanced disease. We reviewed 41 such patients treated with surgery and/or radiotherapy (RT) (n = 25) or with combined modality treatment including chemotherapy (CH) (n = 16). The male to female ratio was 28 to 13, and the median age was 58 years (range, 32 to 94 years). There were 27 (66%) patients with poorly differentiated SCC and 8 with… CONTINUE READING

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