Prognostic factors associated with the survival of oral and pharyngeal carcinoma in Taiwan

  title={Prognostic factors associated with the survival of oral and pharyngeal carcinoma in Taiwan},
  author={Ping-Ho Chen and Tien-Yu Shieh and Pei-Shan Ho and Chi‐Cheng Tsai and Yi-Hsin Yang and Ying-Chu Lin and Min-Shan Ko and Pei-Chien Tsai and Shang-Lun Chiang and Hung-Pin Tu and Ying-Chin Ko},
  journal={BMC Cancer},
  pages={101 - 101}
BackgroundIn Taiwan, a distinct ethnic group variation in incidence and mortality rates has been suggested for most carcinomas. Our aim is to identify the role of prognostic factors associated with the survival of oral and pharyngeal carcinoma in Taiwan.MethodsTaiwan Cancer Registry records of 9039 subjects diagnosed with oral and pharyngeal carcinoma were analyzed. The population was divided into three ethnic groups by residence, which were Taiwanese aborigines, Hakka and Hokkien communities… 

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