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Risk, outcomes, and costs of radiation-induced oral mucositis among patients with head-and-neck malignancies.
PURPOSE To study the risk, outcomes, and costs of radiation-induced oral mucositis (OM) among patients receiving radiotherapy (RT) to head and neck primary cancers. METHODS AND MATERIALS AExpand
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415 patients with adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas: a population-based analysis of prognosis and survival.
BACKGROUND Adenosquamous carcinoma of the pancreas is rare. Our understanding of the disease and its prognosis comes mainly from small retrospective studies. METHODS Using the Surveillance,Expand
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Correlation between annual volume of cystectomy, professional staffing, and outcomes
The association between high procedure volume and lower perioperative mortality is well established among cancer patients who undergo cystectomy. However, to the authors' knowledge, the associationExpand
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Tuberculosis in Cancer Patients: An Update
The demographics of tuberculosis (TB) and the therapy of malignancies have significantly changed since the last comprehensive review of TB in cancer patients. Fifty-six patients with both TB andExpand
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Clinical model of lifetime cost of treating bladder cancer and associated complications.
OBJECTIVES To estimate the lifetime cost of bladder cancer and the contribution of complications to the total costs. METHODS We reviewed the medical records of a retrospective cohort of 208Expand
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Epidemiology and outcomes of serious influenza‐related infections in the cancer population
Although patients with cancer generally respond favorably to vaccination, they may not receive annual influenza vaccinations. The current population‐based study described the epidemiology andExpand
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Epidemiology of treatment-associated mucosal injury after treatment with newer regimens for lymphoma, breast, lung, or colorectal cancer
Goals of work: Oral and gastrointestinal (GI) mucositis are frequent complications of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer, contributing to not only the morbidity of treatment but its cost asExpand
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HIV-Related Malignancies: Community-Based Study using Linkage of Cancer Registry and HIV Registry Data
For people immunosuppressed by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), we expect an increase in cancer incidence similar to that documented in transplant patients. We examined the cancer spectrum in anExpand
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Scope and epidemiology of cancer therapy-induced oral and gastrointestinal mucositis.
OBJECTIVE To discuss the scope and epidemiology of cancer therapy-induced mucositis. DATA SOURCE Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. CONCLUSION Mucositis is a frequent and costlyExpand
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Mammography capacity impact on screening rates and breast cancer stage at diagnosis.
BACKGROUND Mammography capacity in the U.S. reportedly is adequate, but has not been examined in nonmetropolitan areas. This study examined the relationships between in-county mammography facilitiesExpand
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