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Distinct epidemiologic characteristics of oral tongue cancer patients.

Authors
  • Li, Ryan
  • Koch, Wayne M
  • Fakhry, Carole
  • Gourin, Christine G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Otolaryngology
Publisher
SAGE Publications
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
Volume
148
Issue
5
Pages
792–796
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0194599813477992
PMID: 23396594
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The racial and socioeconomic qualities of oral tongue cancer patients differ significantly from other oral cancers. This younger, healthier subgroup of oral cancer patients demonstrates a distinct population at risk for cancer of the oral tongue.

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