Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Contemporary Issues in Head and Neck Cancer Management

Edited by Loredana Marcu

Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia

While the management of head and neck cancer has evolved over the last few decades, there are still several challenges and unanswered questions that need solutions. This book is a small compilation of some topical aspects regarding head and neck cancer treatment, including the etiology of HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancers and risk factors in the young population, the challenge of surgical margin definition and the perennial problem of systemic treatment due to distant metastases. Radiobiological aspects are also covered through the Rs of radiotherapy, with a couple of chapters being dedicated to radioresistance and tumour microenvironment. Contemporary Issues in Head and Neck Cancer Management comes as an addition to the existing literature that aims to tackle this radiobiologically challenging tumour.

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Contemporary Issues in Head and Neck Cancer ManagementEdited by Loredana Marcu

Published: July 8th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58653

ISBN: 978-953-51-2135-0

Copyright year: 2015

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14093 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations

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1. Radioresistance in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma — Possible Molecular Markers for Local Recurrence and New Putative Therapeutic Strategies

By Federica Ganci, Andrea Sacconi, Valentina Manciocco, Giuseppe Spriano, Giulia Fontemaggi, Paolo Carlini and Giovanni Blandino

1091

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2. The Six Rs of Head and Neck Cancer Radiotherapy

By Loredana G. Marcu, Iuliana Toma Dasu and Alexandru Dasu

8426

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3. Immunosuppressive Microenvironment in Head and Neck Cancer

By Jizhen Lin, Jinhuo Lai, Merrill A. Biel, Yunlu Xu and Lieping Chen

936

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4. Contemporary Assessment and Management of Head and Neck Cancer Surgical Margins

By Camile S. Farah, Keziah John and Jennifer Wu

738

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5. Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Young Population — Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation, and Prognosis

By Ligia Buloto Schmitd, Kellen Cristine Tjioe, Agnes Assao and Denise Tostes Oliveira

1390

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6. Local Metastasis in Head and Neck Cancer - an Overview

By Suwarna Dangore–Khasbage

1520

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