Prognostic value of HPV-state and cervical metastasis in tonsillar carcinomas

Jos Straetmans, Nadine Olthof, Ilse Vos, Jos De Jong, Ernstjan Speel & Bernd Kremer
Objective: Determination of the controversial prognostic value of nodal state in tonsillar squamous cell carcinomas (TSCC), dependent on HPV-state and different treatment modalities. Material and method: Retrospective analysis of disease-free, disease-specific and overall survival of 81 patients [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]