By Stephen Edge, David R. Byrd, Carolyn C. Compton, April G. Fritz, Frederick L. Greene, Andrew Trotti
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The 95% confidence intervals were provided for each year-5 survival rate to permit analysis of significant differences between the year-5 survival rates of the different stages. Anatomic sites and histologic types were coded according to the third edition of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-0-3). The subsites included in each analysis were chosen on the basis of those listed in the fifth edition of the AJCC’s Cancer Staging Manual. Survival analysis for lip, oral cavity, oropharynx, nasopharynx, hypopharynx, and the larynx’s subsites was limited to squamous cell carcinomas only (M8050, 8051–8082).
Neck dissection classification update: revisions proposed by the American Head and Neck Society and the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;128(7):751–8. Ross GL, Soutar DS, Gordon MacDonald D, Shoaib T, Camilleri I, Roberton AG, et al. Sentinel node biopsy in head and neck cancer: preliminary results of a multicenter trial. Ann Surg Oncol. 2004;11(7):690–6. Shah JP. Patterns of cervical lymph node metastasis from squamous carcinomas of the upper aerodigestive tract.
AJCC Cancer Staging Manual Edition 7 by Stephen Edge, David R. Byrd, Carolyn C. Compton, April G. Fritz, Frederick L. Greene, Andrew Trotti