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An Evaluation of Treatment Strategies for Head and Neck Cancer in an African American Population

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.046
Pages: 
504–9
Synopsis: 
This study points to the need for earlier diagnosis, more education and use of a wider range of treatment modalities in order to improve overall outcomes for African Americans and blacks in general suffering with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This study evaluated treatment strategies for head and neck cancers in a predominantly African American population.

Methods: Data were collected utilizing medical records and the tumour registry at the Howard University Hospital. Kaplan-Meier method was used for survival analysis and Cox proportional hazards regression analysis predicted the hazard of death.

Accepted: 
25 Mar, 2013
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e-Published: 14 Nov, 2013

Microwave Hyperthermia in Conjunction with Radiotherapy in Superficial Tumours: Correlation of Thermal Parameters with Tumour Regression

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.328
Synopsis: 
Microwave one-hour heating should be over 440 °C for favourable treatment response, when combined with radiotherapy.

   

ABSTRACT

Accepted: 
19 Feb, 2013
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e-Published: 18 Feb, 2014

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