Prognostic factors and outcomes for salvage surgery in patients with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.

@article{Goto2016PrognosticFA,
  title={Prognostic factors and outcomes for salvage surgery in patients with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue.},
  author={Mitsuo Goto and Nobuhiro Hanai and Taijiro Ozawa and Hitoshi Hirakawa and Hidenori Suzuki and Ikuo Hyodo and Takeshi Kodaira and Tetsuya Ogawa and Yasushi Fujimoto and Akihiro Terada and Hisakazu Kato and Yasuhisa Hasegawa},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={
          e141-8
        }
}
AIM Recurrence rates of oral cancer following primary treatment have been reported in the range of 25-48%. However, salvage therapy remains a critical challenge to improving outcomes. Here, we investigated prognostic factors and outcomes for salvage surgery in patients with recurrent oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC). METHODS We retrospectively reviewed patients who were referred to Aichi Cancer Center, Japan, for the treatment of recurrent OTSCC. All patients included in the… CONTINUE READING
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