Volume 59, Issue 2 (5-2001)                   Tehran Univ Med J 2001, 59(2): 46-54 | Back to browse issues page

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Mir M. A 20 years evaluation of cancer of the tongue at cancer institute Imam Khomeini Hospital, 1978-98. Tehran Univ Med J. 2001; 59 (2) :46-54
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Informations regarding 152 patients of cancer of tongue in cancer institute from 1978 to 1998 was collected and analyzed. From these cases, 53.3 percent were male with a mean age of 54.49 years (SD=16.23) and the mean age of female was 2.5 years more than of male. Positive lymphadenopathy in men was positive and significantly more than that of female (P<0.05). The physical appearance of the tumor was ulcerative (66.7 percent). Most of the referrals were in the range of T1 (62.8 percent) and were operated. Information from 88 patients was evaluated and it was found that 23.9 percent of the patients has died. One year survival was 92.05 percent and 3 years survival 83.3 percent and it was confirmed that advanced stage of the illness decreases the survival rate (P<0.001).







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