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A head and neck cancer outstanding response to treatment
  1. Susana Amaral,
  2. Rita Garcia,
  3. Margarida Teixeira
  1. Medical Oncology, Instituto Português de Oncologia de Coimbra Francisco Gentil EPE, Coimbra, Portugal
  1. Correspondence to Dr Susana Amaral, Medical Oncology, Instituto Português de Oncologia de Coimbra Francisco Gentil EPE, Coimbra 3000-075, Portugal; amaralsmr{at}

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Head and neck cancers include neoplasms from multiple sites, with different courses and variable histopathological types, although squamous cell carcinoma is by far the most common.1

There are large geographic differences in the incidence and primary sit that reflect the prevalence of risk factors, such as tobacco and alcohol consumption, and ethnic and genetic differences among populations.

There is often a significant delay between …

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  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it was published Online First. Affiliation 2 was a duplicate and has been removed.

  • Contributors SA: conceptualisation and writing—original draft presentation, review and editing. RG: review and editing. MT: final review and editing.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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