Race and sex disparities in long-term survival of oral and oropharyngeal cancer in the United States

@article{OsazuwaPeters2015RaceAS,
  title={Race and sex disparities in long-term survival of oral and oropharyngeal cancer in the United States},
  author={Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters and Sean T Massa and K Macgowan Christopher and Ronald J. Walker and Mark A Varvares},
  journal={Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={142},
  pages={521-528}
}
AbstractPurpose To investigate the effect of race and sex on long-term survival of oral and oropharyngeal cancer. MethodsThe Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results database was queried for adult oral and oropharyngeal cancer patients with at least 25-year follow-up. Kaplan–Meier survival curves and cox proportional hazards model were used to identify differences.ResultsOf the 22,162 patients identified, 70.3 % were males. Only 8.9 % were alive at 25 years post-diagnosis. Black males show… CONTINUE READING
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