Prognostic significance of parapharyngeal space venous plexus and marrow involvement: potential landmarks of dissemination for stage I-III nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

@article{Cheng2005PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of parapharyngeal space venous plexus and marrow involvement: potential landmarks of dissemination for stage I-III nasopharyngeal carcinoma.},
  author={Skye Hongiun Cheng and Stella Y.C. Tsai and K. Lawrence Yen and James Jer-Min Jian and An-Chen Feng and Kwan-Yee Chan and Cheng-Fang Hong and Nei-Min Chu and Yen-Chun lin and Chin-Yen Lin and Tran-Der Tan and Cheng-Yee Hsieh and Vincent K. Chong and Andrew T Huang},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={
          456-65
        }
}
  • Skye Hongiun Cheng, Stella Y.C. Tsai, +11 authors Andrew T Huang
  • Published in
    International journal of…
    2005
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE To determine whether the parapharyngeal space venous plexus and marrow of the skull base bones are anatomic landmarks of the potential routes for the spread of disease for Stage I-III (American Joint Commission on Cancer 1997 staging system) nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). METHODS AND MATERIALS A total of 364 patients with NPC were enrolled in this study. The selection criteria were Stage I-III disease and primary radiotherapy at our hospital between 1990 and 2001. All patients had… CONTINUE READING

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