NCCN Guidelines Insights: Head and Neck Cancers, Version 2.2017

David Adelstein, Maura L. Gillison, David G. Pfister, Sharon Spencer, Douglas Adkins, David M. Brizel, Barbara Burtness, Paul M. Busse, Jimmy J. Caudell, Anthony J. Cmelak, A. Dimitrios Colevas, David W. Eisele, Moon Fenton, Robert L. Foote, Jill Gilbert, Robert I. Haddad, Wesley L. Hicks, Ying J. Hitchcock, Antonio Jimeno, Debra LeizmanWilliam M. Lydiatt, Ellie Maghami, Loren K. Mell, Bharat B. Mittal, Harlan A. Pinto, John A. Ridge, James Rocco, Cristina P. Rodriguez, Jatin P. Shah, Randal S. Weber, Matthew Witek, Frank Worden, Sue S. Yom, Weining Zhen, Jennifer L. Burns, Susan D. Darlow

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Abstract

The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Head and Neck Cancers provide treatment recommendations for cancers of the lip, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, ethmoid and maxillary sinuses, and salivary glands. Recommendations are also provided for occult primary of the head and neck (H&N), and separate algorithms have been developed by the panel for very advanced H&N cancers. These NCCN Guidelines Insights summarize the panel's discussion and most recent recommendations regarding the increase in human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer and the availability of immunotherapy agents for treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic H&N cancer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-770
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN
Volume15
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017

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  • Oncology

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    Adelstein, D., Gillison, M. L., Pfister, D. G., Spencer, S., Adkins, D., Brizel, D. M., Burtness, B., Busse, P. M., Caudell, J. J., Cmelak, A. J., Colevas, A. D., Eisele, D. W., Fenton, M., Foote, R. L., Gilbert, J., Haddad, R. I., Hicks, W. L., Hitchcock, Y. J., Jimeno, A., ... Darlow, S. D. (2017). NCCN Guidelines Insights: Head and Neck Cancers, Version 2.2017. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN, 15(6), 761-770. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2017.0101