Role of routine panendoscopy in cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract.

Patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the aerodigestive tract routinely undergo panendoscopy to detect possible synchronous second primary tumors. The aim of our study was to assess the incidence of synchronous and metachronous second primary tumors and to refine the role of panendoscopy. The charts of 358 patients evaluated by means of panendoscopy… CONTINUE READING