Comorbidity Is a Prognostic Factor in Elderly Patients with Head and Neck Cancer


The number of aged patients with head and neck cancer is increasing. Comorbidities are common in this population. It is necessary to evaluate the effect of comorbidities as measured with the ACE-27 index on recurrence and survival of elderly patients with head and neck cancer, adjusting by other prognostic factors as age, clinical stage and functional… (More)
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-006-9296-1

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