Occult Primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Utility of Discovering Primary Lesions.

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OBJECTIVE Cancer of an unknown primary (CUP) squamous cell carcinoma metastatic to cervical lymph nodes is a challenging problem for the treating physician. Our aim is to determine if identification of the primary tumor is associated with improved oncologic outcomes and/or tumor characteristics including human papilloma virus (HPV) status. STUDY DESIGN… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0194599814533494

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@article{Davis2014OccultPH, title={Occult Primary Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Utility of Discovering Primary Lesions.}, author={Kara S. Davis and J Kenneth Byrd and Vikas Mehta and Simon I Chiosea and Seungwon W. Kim and Robert L Ferris and Jonas T. Johnson and Umamaheswar Duvvuri}, journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery}, year={2014}, volume={151 2}, pages={272-8} }