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Oral Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

S103 The Association of Bcl-2 and Survivin Expression to Disease Outcome in Head and Neck Cancer

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):861. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.861-b

Objective: Previous publications have reported the predictive utility of apoptotic proteins such as Bcl-2 and survivin in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCA) outcomes. Bcl-2 has been described as a conveyor of altered sensitivity to radiotherapy. This study investigates the association between outcomes of patients with HNSCCA treated nonsurgically and the expression of Bcl-2 and survivin.

Design: Retrospective review.

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