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Surgical margins and primary site resection in achieving local control in oral cancer resections
- M. Varvares, S. Poti, B. Kenyon, K. Christopher, Ronald J. Walker
- The Laryngoscope
- 1 October 2015
Evaluate effectiveness of resection of oral cavity cancer with a standardized approach for margin evaluation. Primary end points were local control and survival.
Race and sex disparities in long-term survival of oral and oropharyngeal cancer in the United States
- N. Osazuwa-Peters, Sean T Massa, K. Christopher, Ronald J. Walker, M. Varvares
- Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology
- 1 February 2016
Overall and disease-specific survival is poor for oral and oropharyngeal cancer patients, and Black men fare worst, illustrating the need for long-term cancer survival plans incorporating disparity effects in overall cancer outcomes. Expand
Competing causes of death in the head and neck cancer population.
Nearly one in three HNSCC patients died from competing causes, suggesting clinicians should be familiar with this population's specific risks when developing long term survivorship regimens. Expand
Predictors of stage at presentation and outcomes of head and neck cancers in a university hospital setting
- N. Osazuwa-Peters, K. Christopher, A. Hussaini, A. Behera, Ronald J. Walker, M. Varvares
- Head & neck
- 1 April 2016
To increase early detection of head and neck cancers, it is important that disparities associated with access to care are addressed.
Impact of treatment modality on quality of life of head and neck cancer patients: Findings from an academic medical institution.
- K. Christopher, N. Osazuwa-Peters, +4 authors M. Varvares
- American journal of otolaryngology
- 1 March 2017
HNC survivors exhibit different QOL related symptoms depending on combined treatment modalities, and time post-treatment, which means it is important to understand QOL differences based upon treatmentmodalities when developing treatment plans for HNC patients. Expand
Oncologic and functional outcomes of pretreatment tracheotomy in advanced laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: A multi-institutional analysis.
Retrospective study of previously untreated advanced-stage laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma patients at two academic tertiary care institutions from 1995 to 2014 found pretreatment tracheotomy may impact oncologic and functional outcomes in advanced disease. Expand
Using dissemination research to identify optimal community settings for tailored breast cancer information kiosks.
- M. Kreuter, Kassandra I. Alcaraz, Debra Pfeiffer, K. Christopher
- Journal of public health management and practice…
- 1 March 2008
Systematic, data-based evaluations of potential dissemination channels can help identify optimal settings for cancer control interventions and laundromats were found to provide both high reach and high specificity. Expand
Efficacy of bone marrow cytologic evaluations in detecting occult cancellous invasion
- Arya W Namin, Seth Bruggers, Bharat A. Panuganti, K. Christopher, Ronald J. Walker, M. Varvares
- The Laryngoscope
- 1 May 2015
Determine the accuracy of bone marrow cytologic evaluations in detecting occult cancellous invasion by squamous cell carcinomas (SCCa) beyond the original margins of bone resection that would have… Expand
Product comparison model in otolaryngology: Equivalency analysis of absorbable hemostatic agents after endoscopic sinus surgery
Three different absorbable hemostatic agents are compared in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis after undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS), using both objective and subjective outcomes. Expand
The Neighborhood Voice
- Kassandra I. Alcaraz, N. Weaver, E. Andresen, K. Christopher, M. Kreuter
- Evaluation & the health professions
- 16 March 2011
This paper reports on the experience and satisfaction of 599 African American women who participated in research on board the Neighborhood Voice, and examines responses to a brief post-research survey for evaluating such outreach. Expand