The possibility of applying immunological methods to head and neck tumors prevention is discussed. The biological significance of tests evaluating the natural killer activity is reviewed. The IgA serum level in patients at risk for head and neck malignancy is proposed as a screening test.
|Translated title of the contribution||Is there a role for immunology in the prevention of malignant tumors of the head and neck?|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica|
|Volume||10 Suppl 27|
|Publication status||Published - 1990|
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