Oral Cancer Patients at Intermediate Risk of Recurrence Who were Treated with Postoperative Radiotherapy may have Worse Outcomes than Patients with No Postoperative Treatment

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Abstract

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

A comparison of outcomes for patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma at intermediate risk of recurrence treated by surgery alone or with post-operative radiotherapy.

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Brown JS, Blackburn TK, Woolgar JA, Lowe D, Errington RD, Vaughan ED, et al.

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Oral Oncol 2007;43(8):764-73.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

Level 2 (Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence)

STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE

Not applicable

PURPOSE/QUESTION

Does postoperative radiation therapy (RT) affect prognosis of oral cancer patients with intermediate risk of disease recurrence?

SOURCE OF FUNDING

Information not available.

TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN

Cohort study.

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