SYDNEY KOFMAN, M.D.
Since the internist may be the first physician to see a patient, he should be thoroughly familiar with the problems of head and neck cancer. This paper has been written with the idea of reviewing a number of the important factors in the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the head and neck.
The term "mouth cancer" is commonly used to define those malignant tumors which arise in the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, beginning anteriorly at the mucocutaneous junction of the lips and extending posteriorly to the level of the free edge of
KOFMAN S. CANCER OF THE HEAD AND NECK(CANCER OF THE HEAD AND NECK*). Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:731–746. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-4-731
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(4):731-746.
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