Comorbidity in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a preliminary communication on the prevalence, descriptive distribution and impact on outcome.

@article{Ramakrishnan2007ComorbidityIN,
  title={Comorbidity in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a preliminary communication on the prevalence, descriptive distribution and impact on outcome.},
  author={Yujay Ramakrishnan and Vinidh Paleri and Rajal Shah and Ian Nick Steen and Richard G Wight and Charles G. Kelly},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={484-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Comorbidity has been shown to be a determinant in treatment selection and survival in squamous cell cancer of the head and neck at various subsites. The objective of this study is to analyse the effect of comorbidity burden on outcome of nasopharyngeal cancer using the Adult Comorbidity Evaluation-27 (ACE-27) instrument. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Tertiary care centres. PARTICIPANTS This study included 59 patients diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma between 1989… CONTINUE READING

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