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  1. Content type: Research

    Head and neck cancers are of particular interest to health care providers, their patients, and those paying for health care services, because they have a high morbidity, they are extremely expensive to treat, ...

    Authors: Jed J Jacobson, Joel B Epstein, Frederick C Eichmiller, Teresa B Gibson, Ginger S Carls, Emily Vogtmann, Shaohung Wang and Barbara Murphy

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:15

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  2. Content type: Research

    Several factors have been identified to affect morbidity and mortality in oral cancer patients. The time taken to process a resected cancer specimen in a patient presenting with primary or recurrent disease ca...

    Authors: Waseem Jerjes, Tahwinder Upile, Hani Radhi, Aviva Petrie, Aidan Adams, Jacqueline Callear, Panagiotis Kafas and Colin Hopper

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:14

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  3. Content type: Review

    Clear cell chondrosarcoma is a rare variant of chondrosarcoma that mostly involves the end of long bones. However, nine cases have been reported in the head and neck: four in larynx, two in nasal septum, two i...

    Authors: Sepideh Mokhtari and Abbas Mirafsharieh

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:13

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  4. Content type: Research

    Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has seen increasing use as a salvage strategy for selected patients with recurrent, previously-irradiated squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (rSCCHN). PET-C...

    Authors: Kyle Wang, Dwight E Heron, John C Flickinger, Jean-Claude M Rwigema, Robert L Ferris, Gregory J Kubicek, James P Ohr, Annette E Quinn, Cihat Ozhasoglu and Barton F Branstetter

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:12

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  5. Content type: Research

    Oral cancer accounts for roughly 3% of cancer cases in the world with about 350,000 newly reported cases annually and a 5-year survival rate of only 50%. Majority of oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas t...

    Authors: Nyla Dil and Abhijit G Banerjee

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:11

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a rare tumor of uncertain malignant potential arising from mesenchymal cells with pericytic differentiation. It accounts for 3-5% of soft tissue sarcomas and 1% of vascular tumors. ...

    Authors: Muhammad Mohsin Fareed, Abdullah Suleiman Mazaed Al Amro, Rashad Akasha, Mansour Al Assiry, Mushabbab Al Asiri, Mutahir Tonio and Yasser Bayoumi

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:10

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  7. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Nimesulide, a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor, on the growth of hypopharyngeal carcinoma cells (FaDu) in vitro, and investigate its pote...

    Authors: Tian Jia-Jun, Lu Su-Mei, Yu Liang, Ma Ju-Ke, Mu Ya-Kui, Wang Hai-Bo and Xu Wei

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:7

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  8. Content type: Research

    Accurate clinical staging of oral squamous cell cancer can be quite difficult to achieve especially if nodal involvement is identified. Radiologically-assisted clinical staging is more accurate and informs the...

    Authors: Waseem Jerjes, Tahwinder Upile, Hani Radhi, Aviva Petrie, Jesuloba Abiola, Aidan Adams, Jacqueline Callear, Panagiotis Kafas, Syedda Abbas, Kartic Rajaram and Colin Hopper

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:5

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  9. Content type: Research

    The use of tobacco is known to increase the incidence of developing oral cancer by 6 times, while the additive effect of drinking alcohol further increases the risk leading to higher rate of morbidity and mort...

    Authors: Waseem Jerjes, Tahwinder Upile, Hani Radhi, Aviva Petrie, Jesuloba Abiola, Aidan Adams, Panagiotis Kafas, Jacqueline Callear, Ramin Carbiner, Kartic Rajaram and Colin Hopper

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:6

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  10. Content type: Case report

    The etiology of Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor(IMT) is contentious. In this study, we used computed tomography (CT) to examine tonsillar IMT and further analyzed the etiology of this entity.

    Authors: Yun-Zhen Luo, Li-Bo Dai, Shui-Hong Zhou, Xing-Mei Luo, Jun Fan and Ling-Xiang Ruan

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:4

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  11. Content type: Research

    In thyroid surgery vessel division and haemostasis make up an important and time consuming part of the operation. While the presence of the recurrent laryngeal nerve limits the liberal use of diathermia, the m...

    Authors: Anandi HW Schiphorst, Bas A Twigt, Sjoerd G Elias and Thijs van Dalen

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2012 4:2

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  12. Content type: Research

    Taking intraoperative frozen sections (FS) is a widely used procedure in oncologic surgery. However so far no evidence of an association of FS analysis and premalignant changes in the surgical margin exists. T...

    Authors: Stefan Gerber, Carole Gengler, Klaus W Grätz and Astrid L Kruse

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2011 3:56

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  13. Content type: Review

    There is a paucity of publications detailing how to deal with the difficult thyroid cancer. When compared to other cancers, it is relatively rare with several histopathological subtypes which run differing cli...

    Authors: Tahwinder Upile, Waseem Jerjes, Jaspal Mahil, Hitesh Tailor, Ramkishan Balakumar, Anuja Rao, Yassar Qureshi, Iain Bowman and Suchana Mukhopadhyay

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2011 3:54

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  14. Content type: Research

    Vascuologenesis is the de novo establishment of blood vessels and vascular networks from mesoderm-derived endothelial cell precursors (angioblasts). Recently a novel mechanism, by which some genetically deregu...

    Authors: Tahwinder Upile, Waseem Jerjes, Hani Radhi, Mohammed Al-Khawalde, Panagiotis Kafas, Seyed Nouraei and Holger Sudhoff

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2011 3:55

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  15. Content type: Review

    Traditionally, in the United Kingdom and Europe, the surgeon was generally not troubled by litigation from patients presenting as elective as well as emergency cases, but this aspect of custom has changed. Lit...

    Authors: Waseem Jerjes, Jaspal Mahil and Tahwinder Upile

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2011 3:52

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  16. Content type: Research

    The submental flap is gaining popularity as a simple technique for reconstruction of small to moderate size defects of the oral cavity. However, its role in composite defects involving the jaw is not clearly d...

    Authors: Ayman A Amin, Mostafa A Sakkary, Ashraf A Khalil, Mohammmed A Rifaat and Sherif B Zayed

    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2011 3:51

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