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The Systems of UICC and AJC for Staging of Laryngeal Carcinoma

  • J. A. Kirchner

Abstract

To evaluate various forms of therapy and to indicate prognosis in laryngeal cancer, a staging system is essential. Only by comparing similar lesions can surgeons, radiotherapists and medical oncologists compare their results.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Kirchner
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  1. 1.New HavenUSA

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