Prognostic factors in mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands.

@article{McHugh2012PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the salivary glands.},
  author={Catherine H McHugh and Dianna B. Roberts and Adel K. El-Naggar and Ehab Y Hanna and Adam S. Garden and Merrill S. Kies and Randal S. Weber and Michael Elliot Kupferman},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={118 16},
  pages={
          3928-36
        }
}
BACKGROUND Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is the most common malignancy of the major salivary glands. Prior reports noted histological grade and tumor stage as consistently important prognostic factors. This study reviewed the experience of patients with MEC at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to determine the impact of clinical and pathologic findings on disease outcomes. METHODS A retrospective clinical review was performed of patients with salivary gland MEC treated at a… CONTINUE READING

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