Treatment of oropharyngeal carcinoma by irradiation or by surgery.

  title={Treatment of oropharyngeal carcinoma by irradiation or by surgery.},
  author={Andrew Simpson Jones and Nigel J. P. Beasley and Doug Houghton and Sarah C. Williams and D G Husband},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  volume={23 2},
Of previously untreated patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx, 145 are reviewed in this study. All were treated in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Liverpool from 1990 to 1997. Seventy-seven patients were treated with irradiation, 28 patients by surgery and 40 patients were deemed not suitable for any curative treatment. Univariate analysis showed no difference in the two groups treated by curative modalities but multivariate analysis did suggest… CONTINUE READING