The high stakes of head and neck surgery following radiation and chemotherapy - An assessment of complications and survival.

Affiliation

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, United States. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To investigate variables that predict medical and surgical complications in patients undergoing salvage surgery after primary organ-preserving therapy for head and neck cancer and to investigate the effect of complications on 5-year overall survival.

Keywords

Chemoradiation,Head and neck cancer,Medical complications,Multidisciplinary medicine,Organ-preservation therapy,Overall survival,Personalized healthcare,Radiation,Salvage surgery,Surgical complications,

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