Treatment of cervical lymph node metastasis from an unknown primary tumor, with a review of the literature

@article{Planken1997TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of cervical lymph node metastasis from an unknown primary tumor, with a review of the literature},
  author={Hubert J. M. Planken and R. M. Tiwari and Abul Bashr Mohammed Fazlul Karim},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={1997},
  volume={173},
  pages={163-169}
}
BackgroundThe results of treatment at the Free University Hospital of 44 patients with cervical lymph node metastasis of an unknown primary tumor were reviewed in order to establish an optimal treatment policy and to look for prognostic parameters. These results were compared with results of other treatment policies known from the literature.Patients and MethodThirty-three out of the 44 patients received a treatment with curative intent; 22 cases received a unilateral neck dissection and… CONTINUE READING

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