Initial Detection and Evaluation: Extraoral Neoplasms
The incidence of cancer of the upper respiratory system is about 5% of all cancers. Each year an estimated 35,000 new head and neck cancers occur. Males are more than twice as frequently affected than females. One of the most critical factors in the management of these malignancies is their early detection, which can result in significantly decreased morbidity (functional and cosmetic) and mortality.
KeywordsSquamous Cell Carcinoma Salivary Gland Vocal Cord Basal Cell Carcinoma Maxillary Sinus
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