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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29491058/squamous-cell-carcinoma-antigen-encoding-genes-serpinb3-b4-as-potentially-useful-markers-for-the-stratification-of-hnscc-tumours
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Zuzana Saidak, Mony Chenda Morisse, Denis Chatelain, Chloé Sauzay, Aline Houessinon, Nelly Guilain, Marion Soyez, Bruno Chauffert, Stéphanie Dakpé, Antoine Galmiche
BACKGROUND/AIM: The squamous cell carcinoma antigen (SCCA), encoded by the genes SERPINB3/B4, is a tumour marker produced by head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). We aimed to examine SERPINB3/B4 mRNA levels and its clinical significance in the therapeutic context. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We retrieved mRNA expression levels, clinical, pathological and genomic data for 520 HNSCC from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). RESULTS: HNSCC tumours express high levels of SERPINB3/B4 mRNA...
March 2018: Anticancer Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29362124/postoperative-staging-of-the-neck-dissection-using-extracapsular-spread-and-lymph-node-ratio-as-prognostic-factors-in-hpv-negative-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma-patients
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Katarina Majercakova, Cristina Valero, Montserrat López, Jacinto García, Nuria Farré, Miquel Quer, Xavier León
OBJECTIVES: The presence of nodes with extracapsular spread (ECS) and the lymph node ratio (LNR) have prognostic competence in the pathologic evaluation of patients with a head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) treated with a neck dissection. The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of ECS & LNR on prognosis of HPV negative HNSCC patients treated with neck dissection and to compare to 8th edition TNM/AJCC classification. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We carried out a retrospective study of 1383 patients with HNSCC treated with a neck dissection between 1985 and 2013...
February 2018: Oral Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29360262/immunocompromised-patients-with-metastatic-cutaneous-nodal-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-head-and-neck-poor-outcome-unrelated-to-the-index-lesion
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Johnson K S Lam, Puma Sundaresan, Val Gebski, Michael J Veness
BACKGROUND: Immunocompromised patients with metastatic cutaneous nodal head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) have worse outcomes compared to the immunocompetent. The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of the primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), nodal pathology, and outcome between these 2 groups. METHODS: Analysis of a prospective database was performed. A 2:1 pooled analysis selected 46 immunocompetent patients matched with 23 immunocompromised patients...
January 23, 2018: Head & Neck
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29313973/mouse-model-of-postsurgical-primary-tumor-recurrence-and-regional-lymph-node-metastasis-progression-in-hpv-related-head-and-neck-cancer
#4
Maxime Mermod, Agnès Hiou-Feige, Esther Bovay, Vincent Roh, Jana Sponarova, Massimo Bongiovanni, Daniel W Vermeer, John H Lee, Tatiana V Petrova, Jean-Paul Rivals, Yan Monnier, Genrich V Tolstonog, Christian Simon
HPV-positive head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is increasingly frequent. Management is particularly debated in the case of postsurgical high-risk features, that is, positive surgical margins and extracapsular spread (ECS). In this increasingly complex emerging framework of HNSCC treatment, representative preclinical models are needed to support future clinical trials and advances in personalized medicine. Here, we present an immunocompetent mouse model based on the implantation of mouse tonsil epithelial HPV16-E6/E7-expressing cancer cells into the submental region of the floor-of-the-mouth...
January 4, 2018: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29137426/therapeutic-implications-of-tumor-free-margins-in-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#5
Clara Backes, Henning Bier, Andreas Knopf
Objectives: The resection status is one of the most important prognostic factors for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) concerning overall survival (OS) and recurrence free interval (RFI). To assess whether therapy concepts changed depending on different resection margins and extracapsular extension, OS and RFI data were set into clinical context. Methods: All HNSCC patients who underwent head and neck surgery with/without adjuvant therapy (n=534) were selected over a ten-year period (2001-2011)...
October 13, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103745/assessment-of-adjuvant-therapy-in-resected-head-and-neck-cancer-with-high-risk-features
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Gaurav S Ajmani, Cheryl C Nocon, Chi-Hsiung Wang, Mihir K Bhayani
OBJECTIVES: Subgroup analysis from two randomized trials showed a survival benefit for adjuvant chemoradiation (CRT) over radiation alone (RT) in patients with extracapsular spread (ECS) of involved lymph nodes and/or positive margins (PM) in resected head and neck cancer (HNSCC). However, results were not analyzed separately for patients with ECS or PM and were not stratified by tumor subsite/HPV status. We therefore sought to determine whether adjuvant CRT is associated with a survival benefit, separately among patients with ECS or PM and stratified by subsite/HPV status...
November 2017: Oral Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28833217/adjuvant-chemoradiation-does-not-improve-survival-in-elderly-patients-with-high-risk-resected-head-and-neck-cancer
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Nicholas J Giacalone, Muhammad M Qureshi, Kimberley S Mak, Diana Kirke, Sagar A Patel, Bhartesh A Shah, Andrew R Salama, Scharukh Jalisi, Minh Tam Truong
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Randomized trials have demonstrated that adjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) confers an overall survival (OS) benefit over adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) alone in patients with resected head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) with adverse pathologic features (positive surgical margins [SM+] and/or extracapsular extension [ECE]). Whether this OS benefit exists in an elderly population remains unknown. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective database study...
April 2018: Laryngoscope
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28627989/computed-tomography-detection-of-extracapsular-spread-of-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-head-and-neck-in-metastatic-cervical-lymph-nodes
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Joshua A Carlton, Adam W Maxwell, Lyndsey B Bauer, Sara M McElroy, Lester J Layfield, Humera Ahsan, Ajay Agarwal
Background and purpose In patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (HNSCC), extracapsular spread (ECS) of metastases in cervical lymph nodes affects prognosis and therapy. We assessed the accuracy of intravenous contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) and the utility of imaging criteria for preoperative detection of ECS in metastatic cervical lymph nodes in patients with HNSCC. Materials and methods Preoperative intravenous contrast-enhanced neck CT images of 93 patients with histopathological HNSCC metastatic nodes were retrospectively assessed by two neuroradiologists for ECS status and ECS imaging criteria...
June 2017: Neuroradiology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28622888/validation-of-the-pathological-classification-of-lymph-node-metastasis-for-head-and-neck-tumors-according-to-the-8th-edition-of-the-tnm-classification-of-malignant-tumors
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Jacinto García, Montserrat López, Laura López, Silvia Bagué, Esther Granell, Miquel Quer, Xavier León
OBJECTIVES: One of the main changes in the 8th edition of the TNM Classification for head and neck tumors is the inclusion of extracapsular spread (ECS) as a criterion for evaluating the regional extension, both clinical (cN) and pathological (pN). The objective of our study is to evaluate the prognostic capacity derived from the inclusion of the ECS in the pathological classification of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients treated with a neck dissection, as established by the 8th edition TNM Classification...
July 2017: Oral Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28608777/tumor-metabolism-in-the-microenvironment-of-nodal-metastasis-in-oral-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Joseph Curry, Patrick Tassone, Kurren Gill, Madalina Tuluc, Voichita BarAd, Mehri Mollaee, Diana Whitaker-Menezes, Ulrich Rodeck, Adam Luginbuhl, David Cognetti, William Keane, Ubaldo Martinez-Outschoorn
Objective In many cancers, including head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), different regions within a tumor have different metabolic phenotypes. Transfer of metabolites between compartments promotes tumor growth and aggressive behavior. Metabolic compartmentalization in HNSCC nodal metastases has not been studied, nor has its impact on extracapsular extension or clinical outcomes been determined. Study Design Retrospective analysis based on immunohistochemistry staining. Setting Tertiary care center...
November 2017: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28252823/node-positive-cutaneous-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-head-and-neck-survival-high-risk-features-and-adjuvant-chemoradiotherapy-outcomes
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Misha Amoils, Carolyn S Lee, John Sunwoo, Sumaira Z Aasi, Wendy Hara, Jinah Kim, Davud Sirjani, A Dimitrios Colevas, Anne Lynn S Chang, Vasu Divi
BACKGROUND: Data lacks to guide treatment of regionally metastatic cutaneous head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). METHODS: We conducted a retrospective review of 80 patients treated for regionally metastatic cutaneous HNSCC. The effect of various clinicopathologic variables on overall survival (OS) was investigated, in addition to outcomes by treatment modality. RESULTS: On multivariate regression, cutaneous primary >2 cm (p = ...
May 2017: Head & Neck
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27888708/prognostic-value-of-tumor-infiltrating-lymphocytes-for-patients-with-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma
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Qiaoshi Xu, Chong Wang, Xiaohong Yuan, Zhien Feng, Zhengxue Han
BACKGROUND: The prognostic value of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) remains controversial. Additionally, there is no standardized approach or cutoff value for evaluating TIL levels. The aim of this study was to establish a feasible method and criterion to assess TIL levels for future clinical practice and research use and to explore the relationship between TIL levels and prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This retrospective cohort study reviewed the records and pathological sections of 202 patients with HNSCC who were surgically treated at Beijing Stomatological Hospital, Capital Medical University, from January 1998 to January 2011...
February 2017: Translational Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27865373/extracapsular-spread-in-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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REVIEW
Maxime Mermod, Genrich Tolstonog, Christian Simon, Yan Monnier
Extracapsular spread (ECS) is one of the most important prognostic factors in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). However, despite its major clinical relevance, there are still a number of important remaining issues regarding this condition. Indeed, standardized diagnostic and grading criteria of ECS are still lacking. The imaging modality of choice for its diagnosis is a matter of debate. Current research looking at the identification of specific biomarkers is ongoing. Recent findings demonstrate a direct correlation between the level of extension of ECS and a poor prognosis...
November 2016: Oral Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27733374/phase-ii-trial-of-post-operative-radiotherapy-with-concurrent-cisplatin-plus-panitumumab-in-patients-with-high-risk-resected-head-and-neck-cancer
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R L Ferris, J L Geiger, S Trivedi, N C Schmitt, D E Heron, J T Johnson, S Kim, U Duvvuri, D A Clump, J E Bauman, J P Ohr, W E Gooding, A Argiris
BACKGROUND: Treatment intensification for resected, high-risk, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is an area of active investigation with novel adjuvant regimens under study. In this trial, the epidermal growth-factor receptor (EGFR) pathway was targeted using the IgG2 monoclonal antibody panitumumab in combination with cisplatin chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in high-risk, resected HNSCC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Eligible patients included resected pathologic stage III or IVA squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, larynx, hypopharynx, or human-papillomavirus (HPV)-negative oropharynx, without gross residual tumor, featuring high-risk factors (margins <1 mm, extracapsular extension, perineural or angiolymphatic invasion, or ≥2 positive lymph nodes)...
December 2016: Annals of Oncology: Official Journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27569854/interobserver-reproducibility-of-cervical-lymph-node-measurements-at-ct-in-patients-with-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma
#15
M S Chung, K L Cheng, Y J Choi, J L Roh, Y S Lee, S S Lee, J H Lee, J H Baek
AIM: To determine the interobserver reproducibility of measuring cervical lymph nodes at computed tomography (CT) in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) and to investigate the influence of finding extracapsular spread (ECS) at CT on measurement reliability. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The institutional review board approved the study protocol, and informed consent was obtained. A total of 146 patients with 224 suspicious lymph nodes underwent CT before treatment...
December 2016: Clinical Radiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27437903/correlation-between-podoplanin-expression-and-extracapsular-spread-in-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-oral-cavity-using-subjective-immunoreactivity-scores-and-semiquantitative-image-analysis
#16
Maxime Mermod, Massimo Bongiovanni, Tatiana V Petrova, Elena A Dubikovskaya, Christian Simon, Genrich Tolstonog, Yan Monnier
BACKGROUND: The correlation between podoplanin expression and extracapsular spread in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) has never been reported. The purpose of this study was to assess the predictive value of podoplanin expression for this parameter. METHODS: Subjective immunoreactivity scores and semiquantitative image analysis of podoplanin expression were performed in 67 patients with primary oral squamous cell carcinoma and in their corresponding lymph nodes...
January 2017: Head & Neck
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27369288/endoscopic-assisted-selective-neck-dissection-via-small-lateral-neck-incision-for-early-stage-t1-2n0m0-head-and-neck-squamous-cell-carcinoma-3-year-follow-up-results
#17
Faya Liang, Song Fan, Ping Han, Qian Cai, Peiliang Lin, Renhui Chen, Shitong Yu, Xiaoming Huang
BACKGROUND: Primary tumors of early-stage (T1-2N0M0) head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) can be treated by transoral minimally invasive surgery, but the cervical lymph node lacks corresponding minimally invasive treatment. Therefore, our study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic-assisted selective neck dissection (EASND) via small lateral neck incision in treatment of early-stage HNSCC. METHODS: From May 2008 to April 2012, 29 patients with early-stage HNSCC were enrolled in this retrospective study...
February 2017: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27354127/reirradiation-of-head-and-neck-cancers-with-intensity-modulated-radiation-therapy-outcomes-and-analyses
#18
Vinita Takiar, Adam S Garden, Dominic Ma, William H Morrison, Mark Edson, Mark E Zafereo, Gary B Gunn, Clifton D Fuller, Beth Beadle, Steven J Frank, William N William, Merrill Kies, Adel K El-Naggar, Randal Weber, David I Rosenthal, Jack Phan
PURPOSE: To review our 15-year institutional experience using intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to reirradiate patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) and identify predictors of outcomes and toxicity. METHODS AND MATERIALS: We retrospectively reviewed the records of 227 patients who received head and neck reirradiation using IMRT from 1999 to 2014. Patients treated with noncurative intent were excluded. Radiation-related acute and late toxicities were recorded...
July 15, 2016: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27258054/prognostic-significance-of-hpv-status-in-postoperative-squamous-cell-carcinoma-of-the-head-and-neck
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Matthew H Bertke, Joseph N Shaughnessy, Matthew K Forsthoefel, Liz D Cash, Craig L Silverman, Jeffrey M Bumpous, Kevin L Potts, Rebecca A Redman, Cesar A Perez, Neal E Dunlap
BACKGROUND: There are limited data on the prognostic significance of human papillomavirus (HPV) status in relation to traditional risk factors for head and neck squamous-cell carcinoma (HNSCC) in the postoperative setting. OBJECTIVE: To clarify the impact of HPV status on the risk for HNSCC in the postoperative setting. METHODS: We retrospectively evaluated an institutional cohort of 128 patients with HNSCC patients who had been treated with definitive surgery with or without adjuvant radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy...
May 2016: Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27086480/predictors-of-overall-survival-in-human-papillomavirus-associated-oropharyngeal-cancer-using-the-national-cancer-data-base
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Arya Amini, Jagar Jasem, Bernard L Jones, Tyler P Robin, Jessica D McDermott, Shilpa Bhatia, David Raben, Antonio Jimeno, Daniel W Bowles, Sana D Karam
OBJECTIVES: This study identifies clinical characteristics associated with HPV-positive oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) and evaluates predictors of overall survival (OS) in HPV-positive patients undergoing definitive treatment within the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB). MATERIAL AND METHODS: The NCDB was queried for patients ⩾18years old with OPSCC and known HPV status who underwent definitive treatment: surgery, radiation (RT), chemotherapy-RT (CRT), surgery+RT, surgery+CRT (S-CRT)...
May 2016: Oral Oncology
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