Radiotherapy and verrucous carcinoma of the oral cavity. A study of 107 cases.

@article{Vidyasagar1992RadiotherapyAV,
  title={Radiotherapy and verrucous carcinoma of the oral cavity. A study of 107 cases.},
  author={M. S. Vidyasagar and Daniel J. Fernandes and D P Kasturi and R Akhileshwaran and K. R. Koteeswa Rao and Shu-cheng Rao and R V Raghavendra Rao and Jared Solomon},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={1992},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={43-7}
}
One hundred and seven cases of oral verrucous carcinoma treated primarily with radiotherapy at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, India between 1977 and 1987 were analysed concerning location within the oral cavity, clinical extent, and effectiveness of radiotherapy. The most common site was the buccal mucosa followed by the buccogingival sulcus. Only 13.2% of the patients presented with T1 or T2 tumours and 32.7% had clinically negative nodes. Biopsy had to be repeated more than once in 22 patients… CONTINUE READING
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