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Mucosal melanoma of the head and neck: a population-based study from Slovenia, 1985-2013.

Authors
  • Gaber Plavc1
  • But-Hadžić, Jasna1
  • Aničin, Aleksandar2
  • Lanišnik, Boštjan3
  • Didanović, Vojislav4
  • Strojan, Primož5, 6
Type
Published Article
Journal
Radiation Oncology
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Oct 13, 2016
Volume
11
Issue
1
Pages
137–137
Identifiers
PMID: 27737700
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

MMHN is a rare tumor with a poor prognosis. Combination of surgery and PORT offers the best prospects for LRC but without improvement of OS. Due to potential toxicity of high-dose RT such treatment is indicated in patients in whom LRC outweighs the risks of serious adverse effects.

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