Evidence-based practice: management of the clinical node-negative neck in early-stage oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma

Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2012 Oct;45(5):1181-93. doi: 10.1016/j.otc.2012.06.016.

Abstract

This article provides a critical review of the evidence surrounding the management of the clinical node-negative patient with early-stage oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Biopsy
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell* / epidemiology
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell* / pathology
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell* / secondary
  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell* / surgery
  • Disease Management
  • Early Detection of Cancer*
  • Early Medical Intervention*
  • Evidence-Based Practice*
  • Humans
  • Lymph Nodes / pathology*
  • Mouth / pathology
  • Mouth / surgery*
  • Mouth Neoplasms* / epidemiology
  • Mouth Neoplasms* / pathology
  • Mouth Neoplasms* / surgery
  • Neck
  • Neck Dissection* / methods
  • Neck Dissection* / statistics & numerical data
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Preoperative Care / methods
  • Prevalence
  • Prognosis
  • Risk Assessment