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Poster Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

P021 Regional Recurrence Rate of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anterior Nasal Cavity: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):870. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.870-b

Objective: To demonstrate by meta-analysis that the regional recurrence rate of squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal cavity may be higher than previously suspected.

Data Sources: Original articles, including a previously published series from our institution, were identified from a search of the MEDLINE database using both PubMed and Ovid search techniques.

Study Selection: Studies that analyzed tumors other than squamous cell carcinoma or tumors from sites other than the nasal cavity were excluded. Studies that did not report a regional recurrence rate were excluded.

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