Impact of gender, partner status, and race on locoregional failure and overall survival in head and neck cancer patients in three radiation therapy oncology group trials.

@article{Dilling2011ImpactOG,
  title={Impact of gender, partner status, and race on locoregional failure and overall survival in head and neck cancer patients in three radiation therapy oncology group trials.},
  author={Thomas J. Dilling and Kyounghwa Bae and Rebecca Paulus and Deborah W Watkins-Bruner and Adam Seth Garden and Arlene A. Forastiere and K Kian Ang and Benjamin Movsas},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2011},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={e101-9}
}
PURPOSE We investigated the impact of race, in conjunction with gender and partner status, on locoregional control (LRC) and overall survival (OS) in three head and neck trials conducted by the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG). METHODS AND MATERIALS Patients from RTOG studies 9003, 9111, and 9703 were included. Patients were stratified by treatment arms. Covariates of interest were partner status (partnered vs. non-partnered), race (white vs. non-white), and sex (female vs. male). Chi… CONTINUE READING

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