Patients Treated by Surgery for Oral and Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Report Similar Appearance Issues at Follow-Up as the General Population

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Article Title and Bibliographic Information: Assessment of problems with appearance, following surgery for oral and oro-pharyngeal cancer using the University of Washington appearance domain and the Derriford appearance scale. Katre C, Johnson IA, Humphris GM, Lowe D, Rogers SN. Oral Oncol 2008;44(10):927-34. Reviewer: Mike T. John, DDS, PhD. Purpose/Question: Do patients who were treated by primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma and who were disease-free at follow-up between 1 and 14 years after surgery report similar appearance issues at follow-up compared with the general population? Source of Funding: Information not available. Type of Study/Design: Case series. Level of Evidence: Level 2: Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence. Strength of Recommendation Grade: Not applicable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-246
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2009

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