Second Primary Tumors in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

@article{Priante2011SecondPT,
  title={Second Primary Tumors in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer},
  author={A. Priante and E. C. Castilho and L. Kowalski},
  journal={Current Oncology Reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={13},
  pages={132-137}
}
  • A. Priante, E. C. Castilho, L. Kowalski
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Current Oncology Reports
  • This is a review on second primary tumors in patients with head and neck cancer. These patients have a high risk of developing other cancers simultaneously or subsequently. The incidence of multiple primary tumors in this population can be as high as 27%. Recurrences are the most common cause of treatment failure within the first 2 years of follow-up. After the third year the diagnosis of a second primary tumor becomes the most important cause of morbimortality in head and neck cancer patients… CONTINUE READING
    Second primary cancers in head and neck cancer patients: a challenging entity.
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