Research Article| Volume 40, ISSUE 3, P270-273, May 1987

Intra-oral squamous cell carcinoma in patients under 40 years of age. A report of 13 cases and review of the literature

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      The results of the treatment of 13 patients under the age of 40 presenting with primary intra-oral squamous cell carcinoma have been presented. 31% (four patients) survived 3 years from first presentation and all patients who died had recurrent disease within 12 months of surgery. These figures suggest that younger patients with intra-oral cancer have a prognosis similar to an older, more typical cohort.


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