The effect of lymphocytic infiltration on clinical survival in cancer of the tongue

Sanoǧlu T., YILMAZ T., Gürsel B., Sungur A.

Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, vol.251, no.6, pp.366-369, 1994 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 251 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf00171547
  • Journal Name: Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-369
  • Keywords: Clinical prognosis, Tongue squamous cell carcinoma, Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Many factors have been claimed to influence the clinical prognosis of cancer of the tongue, one of them being the inflammatory response at the advancing tumor border. In a retrospective study of 60 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue, lymphocytic peritumoral inflammation was not found to be an objective prognostic marker. © 1994 Springer-Verlag.