Small oral tongue cancers (≤ 4 cm in diameter) with clinically negative neck: from the 7th to the 8th edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer

@article{Almangush2018SmallOT,
  title={Small oral tongue cancers (≤ 4 cm in diameter) with clinically negative neck: from the 7th to the 8th edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer},
  author={Alhadi Almangush and Antti Aarni M{\"a}kitie and Laura K. M{\"a}kinen and Joonas H Kauppila and Matti J Pukkila and Jaana Hagstr{\"o}m and Jussi Laranne and Ylermi Soini and Luiz Paulo Kowalski and Reidar Axel Grenman and Caj Haglund and Ricardo D Coletta and T. Salo and Ilmo Leivo},
  journal={Virchows Archiv},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-7}
}
One of the main changes in the 8th edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) for staging of oral cancer is the inclusion of depth of invasion (DOI) in the T category. However, cancers in different oral subsites have variable behavior, with oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) being the most aggressive one even at early stage. Thus, it… CONTINUE READING