EVALUATION OF POSSIBLE SPREAD IN HEAD AND NECK CANCERS

head neckin the region cancerin patients with no clinicor radiologicalasymptomatic, up to 30% hidden metastases can be found. It is not possible to know for certain which patients will be included in this 30% at the time of diagnosis. Treating all of the patients as if they had spread to the neck would mean that 70% of the patients were treated more severely than necessary, thus exposing more complications. Clinical OtolaryngologyAccording to the study of Goodyear PWA et al. published in the journal tumortexture protein content analysis may shed light on this problem in the future. According to the results obtained by the researchers on a limited number of samples, an increase in heat shock protein 90, T complex protein 1 gamma, Bromodomain PHD finger protein 3 and lactate dehyrogenase A proteins, and a decrease in thymidine phosphorylase protein were detected in patients with longitudinal spread.

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