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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S049 Role of Routine Posttreatment Surveillance in Squamous Carcinoma of the Oral Cavity

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):849. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.849-b

Objective: To assess the efficacy of routine surveillance in the diagnosis of recurrent and new primary head and neck cancers in patients treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity (SCCOC).

Design: Retrospective chart study.

Setting: Tertiary cancer care center.

Patients: A total of 358 patients treated for SCCOC at one institution between 1990 and 1995.

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