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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S007 Multi-institutional Prospective Study on the Prevalence of Sublevel IIB Metastases in Head and Neck Cancer

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):839. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.839-b

University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy;

European Oncologic Institute, Milano, Italy;

Oncologic Institute Regina Elena, Roma, Italy

Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of sublevel IIB metastases and to identify patients in whom to avoid their dissection.

Design: Multi-institutional prospective study.

Setting: Two national cancer centers and 1 university hospital.