Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in patients over 75 years old.

@article{Soudry2011SquamousCC,
  title={Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue in patients over 75 years old.},
  author={Ethan Soudry and Michal Preis and Roy Hod and Yaniv Hamzany and Tuvia Hadar and Gholamreza Shabani Bahar and Yulia Sternov and Thomas Shpitzer},
  journal={Aging clinical and experimental research},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          231-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the oral tongue is one of the most frequent head and neck cancers. The over-70-year age group is the fastest growing segment of the population. Age, however, is not considered a prognostic factor in oral tongue SCC. This study investigated the clinical and histopathological characteristics, disease course, and outcome of SCC of the oral tongue in patients over 75 years old compared with younger patients. METHODS We reviewed the files of 85… CONTINUE READING
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