Explaining the effects of socio-economic deprivation on survival in a national prospective cohort study of 1909 patients with head and neck cancers.

@article{Robertson2010ExplainingTE,
  title={Explaining the effects of socio-economic deprivation on survival in a national prospective cohort study of 1909 patients with head and neck cancers.},
  author={Gerry Robertson and Nicola Greenlaw and Caroline A. Bray and David Stewart Morrison},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={
          682-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Socio-economic differences in survival from head and neck cancers are among the largest of any malignancies. Population-based data have been unable to explain these differences. AIMS To describe survival from head and neck cancers in a large cohort of patients for whom a range of socio-economic, demographic, behavioural and casemix data was available. METHODS Prospective cohort study using data from the Scottish Head and Neck Audit on all patients diagnosed with a head and neck… CONTINUE READING
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