The multidisciplinary approach for advanced head and neck cancer. the choice of the initial treatment



Head and neck oncology is a complex multidisciplinary problem. The core of the professional team consists of a surgeon, radiotherapy specialist and medical oncologists, who determine therapeutic approach for every patient with malignant tumors of upper aerodigestive tract. This review deals with the principles of collaboration of those specialists in the frames of the standard multi-speciality meeting with all its advantages and drawbacks.