Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma in 260 patients aged 80years or more.

@article{Ortholan2009OralCS,
  title={Oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma in 260 patients aged 80years or more.},
  author={C{\'e}cile Ortholan and Antoine Lusinchi and Antoine Italiano and Ren{\'e} Jean Bensadoun and Anne Aup{\'e}rin and Gilles Poissonnet and Alexandre Bozec and Rodrigo A Arriagada and St{\'e}phane T{\'e}mam and Karen B{\'e}n{\'e}zery and Juliette Thariat and Yungan Tao and François Janot and G{\'e}rard Mamelle and Jacques Vallicioni and Philippe Follana and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Peyrade and Anne Sudaka and Jean Bourhis and Olivier Dassonville},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={516-23}
}
PURPOSE We report the experience of two French cancer centers in the treatment of oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in patients aged 80 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two hundred and sixty patients aged 80 years with a primary oral cavity SCC were included in this retrospective analysis. RESULTS Sex ratio was near to 1. Tobacco or alcohol intoxication was the main risk factor for 66% of men and 16% of women and leukoplakia, lichen planus, or oral traumatism for 55% of women and 11% of… CONTINUE READING

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