Prognostic impact of pretherapeutic laboratory values in head and neck cancer patients

@article{Peter2012PrognosticIO,
  title={Prognostic impact of pretherapeutic laboratory values in head and neck cancer patients},
  author={Franziska J. Peter and Claus Wittekindt and Mira Finkensieper and Michael Kiehntopf and Orlando Guntinas-Lichius},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={139},
  pages={171-178}
}
The high comorbidity in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) is mainly caused by the high incidence of tobacco and alcohol abuse and has direct impact on overall survival. We investigated whether HNC and its comorbidity also influence routine laboratory values and whether these values have influence on overall survival. A retrospective cohort of 261 patients with primary squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, pharynx, or larynx diagnosed between 2001 and 2006 with a complete set of… CONTINUE READING
10 Extracted Citations
24 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 references

Body mass index and risk of head and neck cancer in a pooled analysis of case-control studies

  • R Herrero, RB Hayes, +12 authors M Hashibe
  • 2010

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…