Radiotherapy in the treatment of verrucous carcinoma of the head and neck.

@article{Tharp1995RadiotherapyIT,
  title={Radiotherapy in the treatment of verrucous carcinoma of the head and neck.},
  author={Michael Tharp and Homayoon Shidnia},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={1995},
  volume={105 4 Pt 1},
  pages={391-6}
}
Because of reports of anaplastic transformation following irradiation, this study examines the incidence of anaplastic transformation and local control of these lesions. This review of seven patients who had verrucous carcinoma of the head and neck that was treated with irradiation shows local control in 71% of cases. There were no cases of anaplastic transformation. This report adds to the literature two cases of "de-differentiation" to less differentiated squamous carcinomas; one such case… CONTINUE READING

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