International Scholarly Research Notices / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Review of Salivary Gland Neoplasms

Table 2

Indications for postoperative radiotherapy.

Risk factors for locoregional recurrence in salivary gland cancers

Close or positive resection margins
High-grade or undifferentiated tumours
Perineural invasion
Skin or bone invasion
Advanced disease involving facial nerve or deep lobe
Lymph node metastases
Tumour spillage during operation
Unresectable or recurrent tumour