Oral tongue cancer in patients less than 45 years old: institutional experience and comparison with older patients.

@article{SiegelmannDanieli1998OralTC,
  title={Oral tongue cancer in patients less than 45 years old: institutional experience and comparison with older patients.},
  author={Nava Siegelmann-Danieli and Alexandra Hanlon and John Andrew Ridge and Ruth F Padmore and Deborah A Fein and Corey J. Langer},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={745-53}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the demographics, differential risk profile, and treatment outcome in patients with squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of the oral tongue according to age at diagnosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with invasive SCC of the oral tongue who presented during the years 1985 to 1996 were identified using institutional tumor registry data. Demographics and clinical and pathologic characteristics were abstracted from the medical charts. RESULTS Eighty-eight patients were… CONTINUE READING