Squamous cell carcinoma of the soft palate, uvula, and anterior faucial pillar.

@article{Weber1988SquamousCC,
  title={Squamous cell carcinoma of the soft palate, uvula, and anterior faucial pillar.},
  author={Randal S. Weber and L. J. Peters and Pat Wolf and Oscar M Guillamondegui},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1988},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={16-23}
}
This retrospective study concerns 188 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the soft palate, uvula, and anterior faucial pillar treated for cure between 1970 and 1983. Men predominated in the group (1.9:1) and 55% of the patients were between 60 and 70 years old. Mean duration of followup was 56.7 months. TNM stage distribution was 29, 67, 37, and 49 patients for stages I, II, III, and IV respectively; six patients were unstaged because of previous excisional biopsy. Treatment to the primary… CONTINUE READING