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Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1976 June; 69(6): 417–419.
PMCID: PMC1864275

Clinical value of selective serial sectioning of laryngectomy specimens.


A simple routine pathology method for examining laryngectomy specimens has been presented which (1) gives the clinician information regarding the probability of total excision of the tumour; (2) allows more accurate staging of laryngeal tumours; (3) will act as a basis for evaluation of preoperative investigations and future clinical trials of treatment.

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