Squamous cell carcinomas of the mandibular alveolus: analysis of prognostic factors.

@article{Shingaki2002SquamousCC,
  title={Squamous cell carcinomas of the mandibular alveolus: analysis of prognostic factors.},
  author={Susumu Shingaki and Tsutomu Nomura and Masahito Takada and Tadaharu Kobayashi and Ichirou Suzuki and Tamio Nakajima},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={17-24}
}
BACKGROUND To assess the effect of clinicopathologic factors on local tumor control and survival in patients with mandibular alveolar carcinoma. METHODS Fifty patients with mandibular alveolar carcinoma treated surgically were included in this study. There were 3 patients with T1, 25 with T2, 5 with T3, and 17 with T4 disease. Clinical evidence of bone invasion was noted in 47 patients. A hemi- or segmental mandibulectomy was performed on 37 patients, whereas 10 patients had a marginal… CONTINUE READING