Title:
Initial work-up in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
Authors:
M. Hamoir*, V. Vander Poorten**, G. Chantrain***, C. Van Laer****, P. Gasmanne*****, P. Deron******
Institutions:
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, UCL, Brussels; ** Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Universitaire Ziekenhuizen KUL, Leuven; *** Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Hopital Universitaire St Pierre, ULB, Brussels; ****Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. UZA,Antwerp; *****Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, CHU Charleroi, Charleroi; *****Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.AZ VUB, Brussels
Keywords:
Head and neck cancer; staging; diagnosis
Pages:
129 - 132
Abstract:
Objective: To propose national guidelines for the initial assessment of head and neck squamous cell carcino- ma. Methods: Comprehensive review of the literature and consensus discussion with national experts in the field. Results: Consensus guidelines are proposed concerning the work-up of patients with a presumed diagnosis of a squa- mous cell carcinoma of the upper aero-digestive tract.
Issue:
Suppl. 1, 2005


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Initial work-up in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma