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  1. Multiple primary cancers in Hong Kong Chinese patients with squamous cell cancer of the head or neck.

    Article - En anglais


    The risk of multiple primary tumors in the head and neck area is higher than that in other areas of the body.


    A total of 573 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head or neck were studied prospectively during a 4.5-year period to determine the incidence of associated synchronous and metachronous second primary carcinoma.


    Multiple primary carcinoma was found in 2.4% of these patients (69% with synchronous primary tumors).

    Sixty-three percent of all second primary tumors occurred in the esophagus.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Epithélioma spinocellulaire, Tête cou, ORL pathologie, Multiple, Primaire, Association morbide, Homme, Mongoloïde, HongKong, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Squamous cell carcinoma, Head and neck, ENT disease, Multiple, Primary, Concomitant disease, Human, Mongoloid, Hong Kong, Asia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0073865

    Code Inist : 002B10. Création : 199406.