Published in Cancer Weekly, August 8th, 2000
"Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common malignant neoplasm of the larynx. One of the most important influences on prognosis is the presence of metastases to the cervical lymph nodes. Accurate determination of lymph node involvement is therefore a prerequisite for individualized therapy in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx," stated R.J. Kau and colleagues, Klinikum Krefeld, Hals Nasen Ohren Klin in Germany.
They reported that clinical palpation of the neck does not always result in accuracy...
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