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The impact of the multidisciplinary tumor board on head and neck cancer outcomes.

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Summary of "The impact of the multidisciplinary tumor board on head and neck cancer outcomes."

Although the multidisciplinary tumor board (MTB) is accepted as best practice for the management of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), there is limited evidence showing its impact on survival. Our goal was to investigate the impact of an MTB following the hiring of a fellowship-trained head and neck surgeon and implementation of an MTB at our institution. We hypothesized that these changes would demonstrate an improvement in survival.

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Name: The Laryngoscope
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