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J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 1993 Apr;21(3):96-101.

Proposal for a modified T-classification for oral cancer. The DOSAK.

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  • 1Department of Maxillo-facial Surgery, University Medical School, DOSAK Central Tumour Registry/Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Abstract

The UICC plans to publish a modification of the TNM system. A proposal for a T category is calculated out of the data from the DOSAK tumour registry containing more than 3000 cases of primary squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity & oropharynx. By adding tumour thickness as a factor of the T component, the prognostic relevance of the classification is enhanced.

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