Follow-up program in head and neck cancer

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2017 May:113:151-155. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2017.03.012. Epub 2017 Mar 14.


Follow-up program in head and neck cancer (HNC) is an important issue in patients management. It represents the major dilemma in daily practice clinic. Many guidelines have been published in order to better define the best clinical protocol, but a consensus has not been attained yet. We constructed a follow-up program based on specific primary subsite, to standardize patients surveillance after treatment of HNC.

Keywords: Chemotherapy; Follow-up; Head and neck cancer; Radiotherapy; Surgery.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Disease Management
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Humans