Modified Tumor Classification With Inclusion of Tumor Characteristics Improves Discrimination and Prediction Accuracy in Oral and Hypopharyngeal Cancer Patients Who Underwent Surgery

@inproceedings{Lee2015ModifiedTC,
  title={Modified Tumor Classification With Inclusion of Tumor Characteristics Improves Discrimination and Prediction Accuracy in Oral and Hypopharyngeal Cancer Patients Who Underwent Surgery},
  author={Ching-Chih Lee and Hsu-Chueh Ho and Yu-chieh Su and C Yu and Ching-Chieh Yang and Haijun Zhang.},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Several histopathological characteristics have a significant prognostic impact on recurrence and survival rates in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). We conducted a retrospective study on patients with HNSCC to compare traditional pathological T (pT) classification to a new T classification system that incorporates these histopathological characteristics.Newly diagnosed patients with HNSCC (n = 349) post major surgery were identified from the cancer registry database between 2004… CONTINUE READING
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