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Unusual Neoplasms of the Head and Neck

  • Jason Chan
  • Adam Garsa
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Abstract

This chapter will discuss unusual neoplasms of the head and neck. General principles regarding workup and management paradigms are discussed for a subset of these diseases.

Keywords

Unusual neoplasms Head and neck 

Notes

Acknowledgment

We thank Sunanda Pejavar MD, Eric K. Hansen MD, and Sue Yom MD PhD MAS for their work on the prior edition of this chapter. And we thank Dr. M. Kara Bucci for her contribution to this chapter in the first edition.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Radiation OncologyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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