Nov
2003

Prognostic significance of perioperative blood transfusion in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.

Taniguchi Y, Okura M
Head Neck 2003;25(11):931-936.
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The debate of blood transfusion and cancer recurrence continues in this study. The authors found LN status and >3 units of blood transfused to be poor prognostic factors, but this was a retrospective, uncontrolled study.

– David H. Henry