- Unilateral radiation benefited patients with advanced tonsil cancer. Byrne, Jennifer // Hem/Onc Today;4/25/2014, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p17
The article discusses the study that found an association between unilateral radiotherapy and effective regional control in patients with advanced tonsil cancer, supporting previous findings that suggest the disease risk in contralateral side of neck to be governed by primary tumor location.
- Open and Say 'Aha' // Indianapolis Monthly;Nov2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p60
The article offers author's insights on his experience in treating a 51-year-old dentist who was diagnosed with cancer of the tonsils and has been able to survive after going through radiation therapy.
- Unilateral radiotherapy effective treatment for squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil. // Hem/Onc Today;3/25/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p23
The article focuses on a study which examined the effectiveness of unilateral radiotherapy in treating patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil.
- Malignancy in routine tonsillectomy specimens: a systematic literature review. Rokkjaer, Malene; Klug, Tejs // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Nov2014, Vol. 271 Issue 11, p2851
The aim of this systematic literature review was to investigate the prevalence of unsuspected tonsillar malignancy in routine tonsillectomy specimens and to discuss whether histological examination is indicated in tonsillectomy specimens from patients without well-defined risk factors. PRISMA...
- Primary Radiotherapy for Tonsillar Carcinoma: A Good Alternative to a Surgical Approach. Charbonneau, Nicolas; Gélinas, Michel; Del Vecchio, Pierre; Guertin, Louis; Larochelle, Daniel; Tabet, Jean-Claude; Soulières, Denis; Charpentier, Danielle; Nguyen-Tân, Phuc Felix // Journal of Otolaryngology;Aug2006, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p227
Objectives: To review the Notre-Dame hospital experience in the treatment of tonsillar carcinoma with primary radiotherapy and to evaluate the different factors affecting locoregional control (LRC) and survival. Methods: We reviewed the records of 164 patients treated consecutively for squamous...
- Follicular dendritic cell sarcoma of the tonsil: A case report and literature review. McDuffie, Chad; Lian, Timothy S.; Thibodeaux, Joel // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Apr2007, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p234
We describe a case of follicular dendritic cell sarcoma (FDCS) of the tonsil in a 59-year-old woman. She was successfully treated with excision of the mass and postoperative radiation therapy. According to our review of the literature, only 25 cases of extranodal FDCS in the head and neck have...
- PL-RR-239-SA. // Physical Therapy;May1998, Vol. 78 Issue 5, pS79
Summarizes the article entitled `The Effect of Repeated Neck Retractions on Neck Movements and Resting Neck Posture,' by G.A. Edwards, J.S. Kim and C.M. Chiarello.
- Association of Cystic Neck Metastases and Human Papillomavirus--Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. McHugh, Jonathan B. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Nov2009, Vol. 133 Issue 11, p1798
Human papillomavirus is an established cause of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Similar to cervical cancer, these cancers are usually caused by high-risk human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 and are associated with high-risk sexual behaviors. Human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal...
- Diagnosis of Bilateral Tonsil Cancers via Staging PET/CT: Case Report and Review. Mannina, Edward M.; Pejavar, SunandaM.; Glastonbury, ChristineM.; Zante, Annemieke van; Wang, Steven J.; Yom, Sue S. // International Journal of Otolaryngology;2011, p1
Diagnostic workup of metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma of unknown primary site has traditionally included CT and/or MRI imaging and endoscopic biopsies. Routine bilateral tonsillectomy is highly controversial and the role of PET/CT is evolving, both for identification of potential...