pharyngeal neoplasms

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Summary: Tumors or cancer of the PHARYNX.

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  1. Mayne S, Cartmel B, Kirsh V, Goodwin W. Alcohol and tobacco use prediagnosis and postdiagnosis, and survival in a cohort of patients with early stage cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2009;18:3368-74 pubmed publisher
    ..8; 95% CI, 0.9-3.9). Continued drinking of alcoholic beverages after an initial diagnosis of head and neck cancer adversely affects survival; cessation efforts should be incorporated into survivorship care of these patients...
  2. Chung E, Oh J, Choi K, Lee D, Park I, Kim J, et al. Pattern of cervical lymph node metastasis in tonsil cancer: predictive factor analysis of contralateral and retropharyngeal lymph node metastasis. Oral Oncol. 2011;47:758-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Elective RPLN dissection should be considered for patients with advanced neck and primary tumor, particularly for tumors with posterior pharyngeal wall invasion...
  3. Fountoulakis E, Papadaki E, Panagiotaki I, Giannikaki E, Lagoudianakis G, Bizakis J. Primary haemangiopericytoma of the parapharyngeal space: an unusual tumour and review of the literature. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2011;31:194-8 pubmed
    ..The treatment of choice is radical excision. The follow-up includes clinical evaluation every 6 months and annual magnetic resonance imaging for at least 3 years...
  4. Varela Lema L, Ruano Ravina A, Juiz Crespo M, Barros Dios J. Tobacco consumption and oral and pharyngeal cancer in a Spanish male population. Cancer Lett. 2010;288:28-35 pubmed publisher
    ..4). Alcohol drinking increased the risk posed by tobacco consumption. Risks were significantly lower for subjects that started smoking later and was significantly reduced after 10 years of leaving the habit...
  5. Lina L, Rosalind S, Philip R, Ann C. Parapharyngeal space synovial sarcoma. Med J Malaysia. 2011;66:379-80 pubmed
    ..This is to demonstrate the aggressiveness of the disease despite complete surgical excision followed by post operative radiotherapy. Local regional control was difficult and recurrence of disease was seen in this particular patient...
  6. Riley J, Dodd V, Muller K, Guo Y, Logan H. Psychosocial factors associated with mouth and throat cancer examinations in rural Florida. Am J Public Health. 2012;102:e7-14 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined the knowledge and prevalence of mouth and throat cancer examinations in a sample drawn from rural populations in north Florida...
  7. Jacobson J, Epstein J, Eichmiller F, Gibson T, Carls G, Vogtmann E, et al. The cost burden of oral, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancers in three groups: commercial insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid. Head Neck Oncol. 2012;4:15 pubmed publisher
    ..Consequently the economic burden of oral cavity, oral pharyngeal, and salivary gland cancer (OC/OP/SG) must be understood. The cost of these cancers in the U.S. has not been investigated...
  8. Bravi F, Edefonti V, Randi G, Ferraroni M, La Vecchia C, Decarli A. Dietary patterns and upper aerodigestive tract cancers: an overview and review. Ann Oncol. 2012;23:3024-39 pubmed publisher
    ..The relationship between diet and cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) has been investigated through dietary patterns...
  9. Dodd V, Riley Iii J, Logan H. Developing an oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) knowledge and behaviors survey. Am J Health Behav. 2012;36:589-601 pubmed publisher
    ..To use the community participation research model to (1) develop a survey assessing knowledge about mouth and throat cancer and (2) field test and establish test-retest reliability with newly developed instrument...

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  1. Jouppila Mättö A, Tuhkanen H, Soini Y, Pukkila M, Närkiö Mäkelä M, Sironen R, et al. Transcription factor snail1 expression and poor survival in pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Histol Histopathol. 2011;26:443-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of snail1 protein in tumour microenvironment rather than in malignant epithelial tumour cells may induce tissue remodelling and tumour progression...
  2. Zevallos J, Mallen M, Lam C, Karam Hage M, Blalock J, Wetter D, et al. Complications of radiotherapy in laryngopharyngeal cancer: effects of a prospective smoking cessation program. Cancer. 2009;115:4636-44 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors of this report hypothesized that patients with laryngopharyngeal cancer who successfully quit smoking would have fewer complications of primary XRT...
  3. Lang K, Sussman M, Friedman M, Su J, Kan H, Mauro D, et al. Incidence and costs of treatment-related complications among patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009;135:582-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the incidence and costs of complications due to radiotherapy alone vs platinum-based chemoradiotherapy among patients diagnosed as having advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (ASCCHN) from a payer perspective...
  4. Bodin I, Jäghagen E, Isberg A. Intraoral sensation before and after radiotherapy and surgery for oral and pharyngeal cancer. Head Neck. 2004;26:923-9 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate possible sensory alterations...
  5. Jensen K, Lambertsen K, Grau C. Late swallowing dysfunction and dysphagia after radiotherapy for pharynx cancer: frequency, intensity and correlation with dose and volume parameters. Radiother Oncol. 2007;85:74-82 pubmed
    ..The aim of the current study was to describe swallowing function after radiotherapy and examine its correlation with irradiated volume and dose...
  6. Pelucchi C, Talamini R, Negri E, Levi F, Conti E, Franceschi S, et al. Folate intake and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer. Ann Oncol. 2003;14:1677-81 pubmed
    ..Folate deficiency has been linked to risk of several cancers, but has not been studied adequately with respect to oral cancer...
  7. Zeka A, Gore R, Kriebel D. Effects of alcohol and tobacco on aerodigestive cancer risks: a meta-regression analysis. Cancer Causes Control. 2003;14:897-906 pubmed
    ..The objective was to produce summary risk estimates with uniform methods and on uniform exposure scales so that the magnitudes of the risks could be compared across tumor sites...
  8. Escribano Uzcudun A, Rabanal Retolaza I, García Grande A, Miralles Olivar L, García García A, Gonzalez Baron M, et al. Pharyngeal cancer prevention: evidence from a case--control study involving 232 consecutive patients. J Laryngol Otol. 2002;116:523-31 pubmed
  9. Lucenteforte E, Garavello W, Bosetti C, La Vecchia C. Dietary factors and oral and pharyngeal cancer risk. Oral Oncol. 2009;45:461-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In western countries, selected aspects of diet may account for 20-25% of oral and pharyngeal cancer, and the population attributable risk increases to 85-95% when tobacco and alcohol consumption are also considered...
  10. Boeing H, Dietrich T, Hoffmann K, Pischon T, Ferrari P, Lahmann P, et al. Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study. Cancer Causes Control. 2006;17:957-69 pubmed
    ..Dietary recommendations should consider the potential benefit of increasing fruits and vegetables consumption for reducing the risk of cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract, particularly at low intake...
  11. Johnson N. Tobacco use and oral cancer: a global perspective. J Dent Educ. 2001;65:328-39 pubmed
    ..The increase in oral cancer in the Western world has been related to rising alcohol use...
  12. Silverman S. Demographics and occurrence of oral and pharyngeal cancers. The outcomes, the trends, the challenge. J Am Dent Assoc. 2001;132 Suppl:7S-11S pubmed
    ..This article summarizes current trends in the occurrence of, mortality rates associated with and rates of survival of oral and pharyngeal cancer...
  13. Ho P, Ko Y, Yang Y, Shieh T, Tsai C. The incidence of oropharyngeal cancer in Taiwan: an endemic betel quid chewing area. J Oral Pathol Med. 2002;31:213-9 pubmed
    ..Oropharyngeal cancer is the one of the most common cancers in the world. The purpose of this study was to examine the trends in oropharyngeal cancer from 1979 to 1996 in Taiwan...
  14. Truman B, Gooch B, Sulemana I, Gift H, Horowitz A, Evans C, et al. Reviews of evidence on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. Am J Prev Med. 2002;23:21-54 pubmed
    ..These reviews form the basis of recommendations by the Task Force on Community Preventive Services (the Task Force) about the use of these selected interventions. The Task Force recommendations are presented in this supplement...
  15. Ringash J, Lockwood G, O Sullivan B, Warde P, Bayley A, Cummings B, et al. Hyperfractionated, accelerated radiotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer: quality of life in a prospective phase I/II trial. Radiother Oncol. 2008;87:181-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Quality of life (QOL) was measured prospectively in a dose escalation study of twice daily hyperfractionated, accelerated radiotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer (HNC)...
  16. Applebaum K, Furniss C, Zeka A, Posner M, Smith J, Bryan J, et al. Lack of association of alcohol and tobacco with HPV16-associated head and neck cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2007;99:1801-10 pubmed
    ..However, it is less clear whether HPV16 influences HNSCC risk associated with alcohol and tobacco use...
  17. Chainani Wu N. Diet and oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancer. Nutr Cancer. 2002;44:104-26 pubmed
    ..Carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E are protective, most likely in combination with each other and other micronutrients. The role of vitamin A is not clear because of conflicting findings in the studies reviewed...
  18. Shavers V, Harlan L, Winn D, Davis W. Racial/ethnic patterns of care for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, sinuses, and salivary glands. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2003;22:25-38 pubmed
    ..We examine racial/ethnic variation in tumor characteristics, treatment practices, and their relationship to survival for cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, nasal cavity and salivary glands...
  19. Galli J, Cammarota G, Calo L, Agostino S, D Ugo D, Cianci R, et al. The role of acid and alkaline reflux in laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2002;112:1861-5 pubmed
    ..In last years, great interest has been focused on gastroesophageal reflux as independent carcinogenic factor and co-carcinogen in association with smoking and alcohol assumption...
  20. Morse D, Kerr A. Disparities in oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence, mortality and survival among black and white Americans. J Am Dent Assoc. 2006;137:203-12 pubmed
    ..The authors present statistics and long-term trends in oral and pharyngeal cancer (OPC) incidence, mortality and survival among U.S. blacks and whites...
  21. Epstein J, Knight T, Epstein J, Bride M, Nichol M. Cost of care for early- and late-stage oral and pharyngeal cancer in the California Medicaid population. Head Neck. 2008;30:178-86 pubmed
    ..This study documents the direct medical costs associated with treating oral and pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) as early- or late-stage disease according to the current standard of care...
  22. Coatesworth A, MacLennan K. Squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract: the prevalence of microscopic extracapsular spread and soft tissue deposits in the clinically N0 neck. Head Neck. 2002;24:258-61 pubmed
    ..This makes the histopathologic assessment of neck dissections of paramount importance. With the clinically N0 neck the prevalence of microscopic extracapsular spread and soft tissue deposits has not previously been described...
  23. La Vecchia C, Lucchini F, Negri E, Levi F. Trends in oral cancer mortality in Europe. Oral Oncol. 2004;40:433-9 pubmed
  24. Garavello W, Giordano L, Bosetti C, Talamini R, Negri E, Tavani A, et al. Diet diversity and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer. Eur J Nutr. 2008;47:280-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Diet diversity has been recommended to achieve a healthy diet and prevent cancer...
  25. Tomar S, Loree M, Logan H. Racial differences in oral and pharyngeal cancer treatment and survival in Florida. Cancer Causes Control. 2004;15:601-9 pubmed
    ..This study examined racial differences in treatment and survival for blacks and whites in Florida diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer...
  26. Wakisaka N, Kondo S, Murono S, Minato H, Furukawa M, Yoshizaki T. A solitary fibrous tumor arising in the parapharyngeal space, with MRI and FDG-PET findings. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2009;36:367-71 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of FDG-PET finding of SFT arising in the head and neck. More cases are needed to achieve diagnostic significance from FDG-PET findings of parapharyngeal SFTs...
  27. Bosetti C, Gallus S, Trichopoulou A, Talamini R, Franceschi S, Negri E, et al. Influence of the Mediterranean diet on the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2003;12:1091-4 pubmed
    ..This study provides evidence that an a priori defined nutritional pattern, which includes several aspects of the Mediterranean diet, favorably affects the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract...
  28. Tomar S. Dentistry's role in tobacco control. J Am Dent Assoc. 2001;132 Suppl:30S-35S pubmed
    ..Tobacco use also is responsible for 75 percent of deaths resulting from oral and pharyngeal cancer, more than one-half of the cases of periodontitis and numerous other oral health effects...
  29. Rodriguez T, Altieri A, Chatenoud L, Gallus S, Bosetti C, Negri E, et al. Risk factors for oral and pharyngeal cancer in young adults. Oral Oncol. 2004;40:207-13 pubmed
    ..73) and beta-carotene (OR=0.48) were inversely related to risk. Tobacco accounted for 77% of all cancer cases in this population, alcohol for 52%, low vegetable consumption for 52%, and the combination of the three factors for 85%...
  30. Huang W, Winn D, Brown L, Gridley G, Bravo Otero E, Diehl S, et al. Alcohol concentration and risk of oral cancer in Puerto Rico. Am J Epidemiol. 2003;157:881-7 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that alcohol concentration is a risk factor for oral cancer independent of the total quantity of alcohol consumed...
  31. Kulpa J, Stasik Z, Skołyszewski J, Wojcik E, Rychlik U, Pudełek K. Predictive value of SCC-Ag, CYFRA 21-1 and selected acute phase proteins in radiotherapy of pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer. A preliminary report. Neoplasma. 2004;51:103-9 pubmed
    ..Multivariate analysis revealed that apart from tumor stage, elevated concentrations of SCC-Ag and/or CRP are independent unfavorable prognostic factors...
  32. Sapkota A, Hsu C, Zaridze D, Shangina O, Szeszenia Dabrowska N, Mates D, et al. Dietary risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract in central and eastern Europe. Cancer Causes Control. 2008;19:1161-70 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the relationship between diet and UADT cancers in these high risk areas...
  33. Luna Ortiz K, Navarrete Alemán J, Granados Garcia M, Herrera Gomez A. Primary parapharyngeal space tumors in a Mexican cancer center. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2005;132:587-91 pubmed
    ..To describe clinical and demographic characteristics of the parapharyngeal space tumors and assess surgical approaches used to treat them at our institution...
  34. Tovosia S, Chen P, Ko A, Tu H, Tsai P, Ko Y. Prevalence and associated factors of betel quid use in the Solomon Islands: a hyperendemic area for oral and pharyngeal cancer. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007;77:586-90 pubmed
    ..87-8.33). Seventh-Day Adventist subjects were less likely to chew betel quid (aOR = 0.08; 95% CI: 0.04-0.18). Efforts to reduce habitual betel quid consumption and smoking might be of benefit in reduction of oral cancer incidence...
  35. Cruz G, Salazar C, Morse D. Oral and pharyngeal cancer incidence and mortality among Hispanics, 1996-2002: the need for ethnoregional studies in cancer research. Am J Public Health. 2006;96:2194-200 pubmed
    ..We investigated whether oral cavity and pharyngeal cancer (OPC) incidence and mortality statistics among Hispanics in New York State differed from those among Hispanics in the United States as a whole...
  36. Moore R, Doherty D, Do K, Chamberlain R, Khuri F. Racial disparity in survival of patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and pharynx. Ethn Health. 2001;6:165-77 pubmed
    ..This study was designed to determine if race and age are independent prognostic factors for survival in patients treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and pharynx...
  37. Chen P, Shieh T, Ho P, Tsai C, Yang Y, Lin Y, et al. Prognostic factors associated with the survival of oral and pharyngeal carcinoma in Taiwan. BMC Cancer. 2007;7:101 pubmed
    ..Our aim is to identify the role of prognostic factors associated with the survival of oral and pharyngeal carcinoma in Taiwan...
  38. Geets X, Tomsej M, Lee J, Duprez T, Coche E, Cosnard G, et al. Adaptive biological image-guided IMRT with anatomic and functional imaging in pharyngo-laryngeal tumors: impact on target volume delineation and dose distribution using helical tomotherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2007;85:105-15 pubmed
  39. Yu P, Lewin J, Reece G, Robb G. Comparison of clinical and functional outcomes and hospital costs following pharyngoesophageal reconstruction with the anterolateral thigh free flap versus the jejunal flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;117:968-74 pubmed
    ..Pharyngoesophageal defects are commonly reconstructed with free jejunal or fasciocutaneous flaps, with various outcomes, and a direct comparison is lacking...
  40. Geets X, Daisne J, Tomsej M, Duprez T, Lonneux M, Gregoire V. Impact of the type of imaging modality on target volumes delineation and dose distribution in pharyngo-laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: comparison between pre- and per-treatment studies. Radiother Oncol. 2006;78:291-7 pubmed
    ..The goals of this study were to evaluate (1) the impact of FDG-PET GTV on dose distribution, and (2) the impact of per-treatment re-imaging on target volume delineation and dose distribution...
  41. Papas R, Logan H, Tomar S. Effectiveness of a community-based oral cancer awareness campaign (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2004;15:121-31 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide the first systematic evaluation in the United States of a community-based oral cancer awareness campaign...
  42. Marta G, William W, Feher O, Carvalho A, Kowalski L. Induction chemotherapy for oral cavity cancer patients: Current status and future perspectives. Oral Oncol. 2015;51:1069-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study is to review the current status and future perspectives of induction chemotherapy for locally advanced oral cavity cancer patients. ..
  43. Gupta B, Johnson N. Emerging and established global life-style risk factors for cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2014;15:5983-91 pubmed
    ..This paper seeks some explanations and identifies some research and policy needs...
  44. Takács D, Koppány F, Mihályi S, Suba Z. Decreased oral cancer risk by moderate alcohol consumption in non-smoker postmenopausal women. Oral Oncol. 2011;47:537-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to clarify the dose-related risk of alcohol consumption for oral cancer, in male and female cases...
  45. Navazo Eguía A, Huelga Ruíz M, Terán Santos J, Ruiz De La Parte A. [Retropharyngeal liposarcoma: apropos of a case of apnoeas and hypopnoea during sleep]. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2009;60:295-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Liposarcomas rarely occur in the head and neck. We report a case of myxoid liposarcoma occurring in the retropharyngeal space in a middle-aged male with clinical symptoms of obstructive sleep apnoea...
  46. Derin A, Guney K, Turhan M, Ağirdir B. Parapharyngeal lipoma: a case report. Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2009;19:95-8 pubmed
    ..We report a case of parapharyngeal lipoma slightly invading the deep lobe of the parotid gland...
  47. Bolder U, Scherer M, Schmidt T, Hornung M, Schlitt H, Vogel P. Percutaneous laparoscopic assisted gastrostomy (PLAG)--a new technique for cases of pharyngoesophageal obstruction. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2010;395:1107-13 pubmed publisher
    ..We are presenting a new technique (percutaneous laparoscopically assisted gastrostomy, PLAG) to provide enteral access for patients with pharyngoesophageal obstruction not suitable for PEG placement...
  48. Ilic M, Radević S, Stefanović V, Cirković T, Zurovac T, Savic B, et al. Mortality rate of lip, oral cavity and pharynx malignant tumors in Serbia within a period 1991-2009. Vojnosanit Pregl. 2013;70:189-94 pubmed
    ..The aim of this descriptive epidemiologic study was to analyze the mortality rate of lip, oral cavity and pharynx malignant tumors in Serbia proper within a period 1991-2009...
  49. Langevin S, O Sullivan M, Valerio J, Pawlita M, Applebaum K, Eliot M, et al. Occupational asbestos exposure is associated with pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma in men from the greater Boston area. Occup Environ Med. 2013;70:858-63 pubmed publisher
    ..However, studies of asbestos and cancers of the larynx or pharynx with adequate sample size that control for major head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) risk factors remain relatively sparse...
  50. Zini A, Atia Joachim D, Sgan Cohen H, Lavie D, Czerninski R. Trends and distribution of oral and pharyngeal lymphoma in Israel. Oral Dis. 2012;18:700-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe the distribution and trends of oral and pharyngeal lymphoma cases in Israel...
  51. Perie S, Meyers M, Mazzaschi O, De Crouy Chanel O, Baujat B, Lacau St Guily J. [Epidemiology and anatomy of head and neck cancers]. Bull Cancer. 2014;101:404-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Extended anatomical sites reflect the diagnostic's complexity specific to some locations (sinuses, nasopharynx), possible therapies and prognosis depending on the affected site. ..
  52. Puñal Riobóo J, Varela Lema L, Barros Dios J, Juiz Crespo M, Ruano Ravina A. [Occupation as a risk factor for oral and pharyngeal cancer]. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2010;61:375-83 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the association between occupational exposure to carcinogenic substances and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer (including nasopharynx and hypopharynx) through a systematic review...
  53. Shaariyah M, Mazita A, Masaany M, Razif M, Isa M, Asma A. Synovial sarcoma: a rare presentation of parapharyngeal mass. Chin J Cancer. 2010;29:631-3 pubmed
    ..Repeat imaging revealed residual tumor. The patient successfully underwent a second excision of the residual tumor and received adjuvant radiotherapy...