Cervical Nodal Metastasis in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck - Novel MRI, FDG-PET, and Histopathologic Correlation

The purpose of this study is to determine the value of novel non-invasive medical imaging methods for detecting the spread of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma to the lymph nodes in the neck by comparing their results to findings at the time of surgery.

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  • radiation : PET scan

Phase: N/A


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Years - N/A

Inclusion Criteria

- Adult patients with newly diagnosed (biopsy-proven), untreated squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the head and neck who will undergo neck dissection as part of primary surgical therapy.

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Primary Contact:

Quynh-Thu Le 6504986184

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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