Clinical features and prognostic factors in patients with head and neck cancer: Results from a multicentric study.

BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether demographics, lifestyle habits, clinical data and alcohol dehydrogenase polymorphisms rs1229984 and rs1573496 associated with first primary head and neck (HNC) are associated with overall survival, recurrence, and second primary cancer (SPC). METHODS We conducted a follow-up study in five centres… CONTINUE READING