Incremental and comparative health care expenditures for head and neck cancer in the United States.

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Determine the incremental costs associated with head and neck cancer (HNCa) and compare the costs with other common cancers. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of a healthcare expenditure database. METHODS The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey is a national survey of US households. All cases of HNCa were extracted for 2006, 2008… CONTINUE READING