NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Head and Neck Cancers, Version 1.2022

Jimmy J. Caudell, Maura L. Gillison, Ellie Maghami, Sharon Spencer, David G. Pfister, Douglas Adkins, Andrew C. Birkeland, David M. Brizel, Paul M. Busse, Anthony J. Cmelak, A. Dimitrios Colevas, David W. Eisele, Thomas Galloway, Jessica L. Geiger, Robert I. Haddad, Wesley L. Hicks, Ying J. Hitchcock, Antonio Jimeno, Debra Leizman, Loren K. MellBharat B. Mittal, Harlan A. Pinto, James W. Rocco, Cristina P. Rodriguez, Panayiotis S. Savvides, David Schwartz, Jatin P. Shah, David Sher, Maie St John, Randal S. Weber, Gregory Weinstein, Frank Worden, Justine Yang Bruce, Sue S. Yom, Weining Zhen, Jennifer L. Burns, Susan D. Darlow

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Abstract

The NCCN Guidelines for Head and Neck Cancers address tumors arising in the oral cavity (including mucosal lip), pharynx, larynx, and paranasal sinuses. Occult primary cancer, salivary gland cancer, and mucosal melanoma (MM) are also addressed. The specific site of disease, stage, and pathologic findings guide treatment (eg, the appropriate surgical procedure, radiation targets, dose and fractionation of radiation, indications for systemic therapy). The NCCN Head and Neck Cancers Panel meets at least annually to review comments from reviewers within their institutions, examine relevant new data from publications and abstracts, and reevaluate and update their recommendations. These NCCN Guidelines Insights summarize the panel's most recent recommendations regarding management of HPV-positive oropharynx cancer and ongoing research in this area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)224-234
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2022
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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