Clinical Analysis of Major Salivary Gland Tumors

Taiei Yasuda, Katsunari Yane, Hirokazu Kanata, Hiroshi Hosoi, Hiroshi Miyahara
2004 Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica  
A clinical study was performed on 139 patients with major salivary gland tumors initially treated in our hospital from 1991 to 2000. Benign tumors were observed in 117 patients (male:54;female:63) and malignant tumors in 22 patients (male:12;female:10). The five-year survival rate was 43.4 % in the whole malignant tumor group, 80.0 % in the stage I, II group and 12.7 % in the stage IV group. The factors influencing prognosis were stage IV status, local pain, and facial palsy. Our findings
more » ... ted that postoperative radiation and/or chemotherapy are useful.
doi:10.5631/jibirin.97.611 fatcat:rnuduq2hfnfxtetejo4vcibehi