The utility of endoscopic screening for patients with esophageal or head and neck cancer.

@article{Murakami1999TheUO,
  title={The utility of endoscopic screening for patients with esophageal or head and neck cancer.},
  author={Saburo Murakami and Takayuki Hashimoto and Toshiharu Noguchi and S Hazamada and Yasuyuki Uchida and Masashi Suzuki and Shigetaka Yanagisawa},
  journal={Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus},
  year={1999},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={186-90}
}
In a series of 378 patients with esophageal carcinoma, 43 patients with head and neck carcinoma were divided into two groups: 30 patients without symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were incidentally detected by an endoscopic examination for the second carcinoma (group 1) and 13 patients with symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were detected by routine examinations (group 2). Regarding the second primary carcinomas, the incidence… CONTINUE READING

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In a series of 378 patients with esophageal carcinoma , 43 patients with head and neck carcinoma were divided into two groups : 30 patients without symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were incidentally detected by an endoscopic examination for the second carcinoma ( group 1 ) and 13 patients with symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were detected by routine examinations ( group 2 ) .
In a series of 378 patients with esophageal carcinoma , 43 patients with head and neck carcinoma were divided into two groups : 30 patients without symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were incidentally detected by an endoscopic examination for the second carcinoma ( group 1 ) and 13 patients with symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were detected by routine examinations ( group 2 ) .
Head and neck structureIs primary anatomic site of diseaseHead and Neck Carcinoma
In a series of 378 patients with esophageal carcinoma , 43 patients with head and neck carcinoma were divided into two groups : 30 patients without symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were incidentally detected by an endoscopic examination for the second carcinoma ( group 1 ) and 13 patients with symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were detected by routine examinations ( group 2 ) .
In a series of 378 patients with esophageal carcinoma , 43 patients with head and neck carcinoma were divided into two groups : 30 patients without symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were incidentally detected by an endoscopic examination for the second carcinoma ( group 1 ) and 13 patients with symptoms whose esophageal or head and neck second primary carcinomas were detected by routine examinations ( group 2 ) .
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