Molecular analysis of surgical margins in head and neck cancer: more than a marginal issue.

@article{Braakhuis2010MolecularAO,
  title={Molecular analysis of surgical margins in head and neck cancer: more than a marginal issue.},
  author={Boudewijn J. M. Braakhuis and Elisabeth Bloemena and C. Rene ¤ Leemans and Ruud H. Brakenhoff},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 7},
  pages={485-91}
}
The relatively modest survival of patients surgically treated for advanced HNSCC can partly be explained by the development of local relapse. It is important that surgeons are able to predict which patients are at high risk to develop local relapse, since clinical management can be tailored. Local relapse after resection of a primary HNSCC is easily… CONTINUE READING