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Topic: Lymph Node Metastases in the Neck

A special issue of Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment

ISSN 2454-2857 (Online), ISSN 2394-4722 (Print)

Submission deadline: 30 Jun 2022

Guest Editor(s)

  • Prof. Remco de Bree
    Department of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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Special Issue Introduction

The current special issue will highlight the recent key findings in the field of lymph node metastases in the neck and new strategies to improve the therapy for this disease.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

•Sentinel node biopsy
•PET-CT for the detection of occult lymph node metastasis
•Radiological assessment of extranodal extension
•Prediction models for cervical lymph node metastasis
•Radiomics analysis for preoperative prediction of cervical lymph node metastasis
•Machine learning algorithms to predict lymph node metastasis
•Elective neck dissection
•Modern diagnostic work up lymph node metastasis of unknown primary tumor
•FDG-PET guided radiotherapy of the neck
•Lymphoscintigraphy guided radiotherapy of the neck
•Radiotherapy of the contralateral clinically negative neck
•Neck dissection of the contralateral clinically negative neck
•Lymph node metastasis in salivary gland carcinoma
•Lymph node metastasis of non-melanoma skin cancer
•Lymph node metastasis of melanoma -Omgo Nieweg Lymph node metastasis of thyroid cancer
•Response evaluation after (chemo)radiation for N+ disease


1. Ashok Shaha  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NewYork, USA.
2. Hans Kaanders and Sven van den Bosch Radboud  University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
3. Stephen Lai  University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA.
4. Marc Hamoir  Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.
5. Jan Willem Dankbaar and Frank Pameijer  University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands.
6. Vincent Gregoire  Le Centre Régional de Lutte Contre le Cancer Léon Bérard, Lyon, France.
7. Francesco Civantos  University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA.
8. Sandro Stöckli  Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland.
9. Anil D'Cruz  Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
The list is arranged in no particular order and being updated. 

Submission Deadline

30 Jun 2022

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