Journal of Prevention and Treatment for Stomatological Diseases ›› 2018, Vol. 26 ›› Issue (5): 273-280.doi: 10.12016/j.issn.2096-1456.2018.05.001

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Research progress in comprehensive and sequential treatment of tongue squamous cell carcinoma

Chaobin PAN()   

  1. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510000, China
  • Received:2017-10-12 Revised:2017-12-18 Online:2018-05-20 Published:2018-08-30

Abstract:

Tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC) is the most common oral cancer, with early lymph node metastasis and poor prognosis. Surgery is the primary treatment based on sequential therapy for TSCC. The treatment of TSCC has evolved gradually in the past few years and has exhibited a trend of standardization and personalization. Several aspects of TSCC treatment are discussed in this article, such as surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, biotherapy, functional rehabilitation, psychological rehabilitative treatment, prognosis and follow-up systems. This article comments on the types of treatments and research progress for TSCC in China and abroad with the aim of providing a better understanding and references for clinical treatment.

Key words: Tongue squamous cell carcinoma, Surgery, Cervical lymph node dissection, Functional reconstruction, Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, Biotherapy, Comprehensive and sequential treatment

CLC Number: 

  • R739.8

Figure 1

Coronal image of oral structures"

Figure 2

Preservation of the epiglottis when TSCC invades the tongue base"

Figure 3

Total glossectomy when TSCC invades the connective tissue in the preepiglottic space"

Table 1

Area selection and indications of supraomohyoid neck dissection"

清扫区域 适应证
SND(Ⅰ,Ⅱ,Ⅲ) 皮肤癌或颜面外侧癌
SND(Ⅰ,ⅡA,Ⅲ) 舌前部、牙槽嵴的肿瘤
SND(ⅠB,Ⅱ,Ⅲ) 舌后外侧部、磨牙后三角区肿瘤
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