Outcomes and Prognostic Factors of Post-irradiation and de novo Sarcomas of the Head and Neck: A Histologically Matched Case-Control Study

@article{Yeang2013OutcomesAP,
  title={Outcomes and Prognostic Factors of Post-irradiation and de novo Sarcomas of the Head and Neck: A Histologically Matched Case-Control Study},
  author={Ming Sheng Yeang and Kaijun Tay and Whee Sze Ong MAppStat and Anuradha Thiagarajan and Daniel Shao-Weng Tan and Tam Cam Ha and Patrick Tze-Hern Teo and K C Soo and PhD Hiang Khoon Tan and PhD N. Gopalakrishna Iyer},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={3066-3075}
}
This study was designed to compare post-irradiation sarcomas (PIS) and de novo sarcomas (DN) of the head and neck in terms of tumor characteristics, prognostic factors, and survival outcomes. All (N = 83) head and neck sarcoma patients treated at National Cancer Centre, Singapore (Feb 2002–May 2011) were included: DN (N = 60; 72 %); PIS (N = 23; 28… CONTINUE READING