Barriers to early detection and treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in African American men.

@article{Carroll2009BarriersTE,
  title={Barriers to early detection and treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in African American men.},
  author={William T. Carroll and Connie Kohler and Vivian L Carter and Lonnie Hannon and Joni B Skipper and Eben L Rosenthal},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 12},
  pages={1557-62}
}
BACKGROUND African Amercians afflicted with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) have a strikingly worse survival than do whites. One apparent cause is an advanced stage of presentation in African Americans. This study was designed to identify barriers to early treatment among African American men. METHODS Twenty-four African American male HNSCC survivors completed structured interviews. Interviewers elicited the participants' experiences from symptom recognition to receiving… CONTINUE READING

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