The National Cancer Data Base report on cancer of the head and neck.

@article{Hoffman1998TheNC,
  title={The National Cancer Data Base report on cancer of the head and neck.},
  author={Henry T Hoffman and Lucy Hynds Karnell and Gerry F Funk and Robert A Robinson and Herman R. Menck},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={124 9},
  pages={951-62}
}
BACKGROUND The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB), a large sample of cancer cases accrued from hospital-based cancer registries, is sponsored by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons and the American Cancer Society. The NCDB permits a detailed analysis of case-mix, treatment, and outcome variables. OBJECTIVE To provide an overview of the contemporary status of the subset of patients with head and neck cancer in the United States. METHODS The NCDB, which obtains data… CONTINUE READING
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