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tumors in ___ can't be operated on, because of proximity to ___. instead they get ___ (2)
nasopharynx
CNs 3, 4, 6
chemo
radiation
SCCs of all head and neck except ___ have male preponderance
salivary gland
___ ca is common in china
nasopharyngeal
90-95% of h&n ca pts are ___
smokers
smoking is risk factor for all h&n except ___
nasopharyngeal
EBV is a risk factor for ___
nasopharyngeal ca
HPV is a risk factor for ___
oropharyngeal ca
HPV E6 inactivates ___
HPV E7 inactivates ___
p53
Rb
more than 90% of h&n ca is ___
SCC
early vocal cord tumors are txed with ___ only
rads
___ is overexpressed in h&n ca. that's why you use ___. if the problem is ___, however, it won't help.
EGFR
cetuximab
Ras mutation
tx for advanced nasopharyngeal ca (2)
hyperfractionation RT
chemo
tx for non-nasopharyngeal ca (3)
hyperfractionation
chemo with RT
erbitux
pts with locally advanced laryngeal ca get ___ (2) first, then ___ if there is a positive response; otherwise they get ___.
cisplatin
5-FU
radiation
surgery