Review: Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{Faggons2015ReviewHA,
  title={Review: Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Claire E Faggons and Charles E Mabedi and Carol G. Shores and Satish Gopal},
  journal={Malawi medical journal : the journal of Medical Association of Malawi},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={79-87}
}
AIM Review the literature from 1990 to 2013 to determine known anatomic sites, risk factors, treatments, and outcomes of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS Using a systematic search strategy, literature pertaining to HNSCC in sub-Saharan Africa was reviewed and patient demographics, anatomic sites, histology, stage, treatment, and outcomes were abstracted. The contributions of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), human papillomavirus (HPV) and… CONTINUE READING