Original Publication Date: 1 March, 2014
Publication / Source: Personalized Management of Head & Neck Cancer
Authors: Theresa L Whiteside
Despite substantial, even impressive, recent advances in the detection and therapy of head and neck cancer (HNC), morbidity and mortality attributable to this disease remain high throughout the world. Today, head and neck squamous cell carcinomas are the sixth cause of cancer deaths worldwide . In the USA, more than 52,000 new cases of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas are reported per year, with approximately 12,000 deaths .