Multimodal treatment strategies for elderly patients with head and neck cancer.

@article{Sarris2014MultimodalTS,
  title={Multimodal treatment strategies for elderly patients with head and neck cancer.},
  author={Evangelos G. Sarris and Kevin J. Harrington and Muhammad Wasif Saif and Konstantinos Syrigos},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={465-75}
}
The population in developed countries is growing older and the number of elderly people annually diagnosed with head and neck cancers is expected to rapidly increase within the following decades, since these types of tumors are age-dependent. The vast majority of older head and neck cancer patients present with locally advanced disease and multimodality treatment, including surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy, is considered the best therapeutic option for these patients. However, several… CONTINUE READING
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