Second malignancies in early stage laryngeal carcinoma patients treated with radiotherapy.

@article{Holland2002SecondMI,
  title={Second malignancies in early stage laryngeal carcinoma patients treated with radiotherapy.},
  author={John Michael Holland and Amir Arsanjani and Benny J. Liem and S. Christopher Hoffelt and James Cohen and Kathleen R. Stevens},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2002},
  volume={116 3},
  pages={
          190-3
        }
}
A retrospective review of 240 patients with T1/T2 squamous cell carcinomas of the larynx was performed. Seventy-two per cent had glottic primaries, 27 per cent had supraglottic tumours and one per cent had subglottic disease. Sixty-nine per cent presented with T1 disease and 31 per cent had T2 staged tumours. All patients were treated with definitive radiotherapy between 1973 and 1997. With a median follow-up of 68 months, 68 patients (28 per cent) have developed 72 other cancers. Ten of 68… CONTINUE READING
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