Review of outcome after elective neck dissection and observation for the treatment of the clinically node-negative neck (cN0) in squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx

Robert Böscke, Bertan Cakir, Joachim Ulrich Quetz & Barbara Wollenberg
Introduction: The optimal elective neck treatment in patients with oropharyngeal carcinoma (OPSCC) with clinically node-negative neck (cN0) is still controversially discussed. In order to assess the value of elective neck dissection (END) for regional control and survival in OPSCC patients, a retrospective[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]