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Pfister DG , Spencer S , Brizel DM , Burtness B , Busse PM , Caudell JJ , Cmelak AJ , Colevas AD , Dunphy F , Eisele DW , Gilbert J , Gillison ML , Haddad RI , Haughey BH , Hicks WL Jr , Hitchcock YJ , Jimeno A , Kies MS , Lydiatt WM , Maghami E , Martins R , McCaffrey T , Mell LK , Mittal BB , Pinto HA , Ridge JA , Rodriguez CP , Samant S , Schuller DE , Shah JP , Weber RS , Wolf GT , Worden F , Yom SS , McMillian NR , Hughes M , National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Head and neck cancers, Version 2.2014. Clinical practice guidelines in oncology
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Oct;12(10) :1454-87
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Abstract
This selection from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Head and Neck Cancers focuses on glottic laryngeal cancer, which is the most common type of laryngeal cancer and has an excellent cure rate. The lymphatic drainage of the glottis is sparse, and early stage primaries rarely spread to regional nodes. Because hoarseness is an early symptom, most glottic laryngeal cancer is early stage at diagnosis. Updates to these guidelines for 2014 include revisions to "Principles of Radiation Therapy" for each site and "Principles of Surgery," and the addition of a new section on "Principles of Dental Evaluation and Management."
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Pfister, David G Spencer, Sharon Brizel, David M Burtness, Barbara Busse, Paul M Caudell, Jimmy J Cmelak, Anthony J Colevas, A Dimitrios Dunphy, Frank Eisele, David W Gilbert, Jill Gillison, Maura L Haddad, Robert I Haughey, Bruce H Hicks, Wesley L Jr Hitchcock, Ying J Jimeno, Antonio Kies, Merrill S Lydiatt, William M Maghami, Ellie Martins, Renato McCaffrey, Thomas Mell, Loren K Mittal, Bharat B Pinto, Harlan A Ridge, John A Rodriguez, Cristina P Samant, Sandeep Schuller, David E Shah, Jatin P Weber, Randal S Wolf, Gregory T Worden, Frank Yom, Sue S McMillian, Nicole R Hughes, Miranda eng Practice Guideline J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Oct;12(10):1454-87. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2014.0142.