Treatment outcome of N3 nodal head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

  title={Treatment outcome of N3 nodal head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={Sor Way Chan and Bickol Nanjan Mukesh and Andrew Sizeland},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={129 1},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the treatment outcome of N3 nodal disease. Study design A single institution retrospective nonrandomized study was conducted. A total of 53 patients with primary presentation of squamous cell carcinomas from various head and neck sites from 1980 to 1994 were recruited for this study. Eight patients with nasopharyngeal cancers who underwent treatment with palliative intent were excluded from the study. Treatment options were broadly divided into… CONTINUE READING