Squamous cell carcinoma of the lip: is there a role for adjuvant radiotherapy in improving local control following incomplete or inadequate excision?

@article{Babington2003SquamousCC,
  title={Squamous cell carcinoma of the lip: is there a role for adjuvant radiotherapy in improving local control following incomplete or inadequate excision?},
  author={Scott Babington and Michael J Veness and Burcu Cakir and Val Gebski and G. James Morgan},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={73 8},
  pages={621-5}
}
BACKGROUND The treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the lip with surgery is usually curative but incomplete/inadequate excision may be associated with recurrence and poor outcome. There is no consensus in the literature on the definition of an adequate excision margin. METHODS Patients treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the lip at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, between 1980 and 2000 were eligible for inclusion. Polytomous logistic regression analysis was undertaken to assess for predictors… CONTINUE READING
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