Factors predicting the development of distant metastases in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: A retrospective study from a single centre

Gumusay O., ÖZET A. , Buyukberber S., Baykara M., Coskun U., Cetin B., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF BUON, cilt.20, sa.2, ss.521-526, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.521-526


Purpose: The presence of distant metastases (DMs) after the initial treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma is associated with a poor outcome. The incidence of DMs in head and neck cancer is about 4-26%. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of distant metastases and the factors predicting the development of DMs.