Study finds that survival rates for oral cancer are affected by other diseases that the patient may have.
According to a recent study, current estimates of survival for head and neck cancer are highly inaccurate because they disregard many of the most common diseases patients have in addition to cancer "Researchers at the Medical School of the University of Washington, St. Louis, reviewed the clinical records of 183 squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity, throat and larynx that were treated in 1997 and 1998 at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital , St. Louis.
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Any disease characterized by uncontrolled cell growth, generating abnormal neoplastic cells and the ability to invade other organs, is called cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute (INCA), 15,490 new cases of oral cancer are diagnosed per year in Brazil, which makes the disease a public health problem.