Trends in epidemiology and treatment and outcome for head and neck cancer: a population-based long-term analysis from 1996 to 2011 of the Thuringian cancer registry.

@article{GuntinasLichius2014TrendsIE,
  title={Trends in epidemiology and treatment and outcome for head and neck cancer: a population-based long-term analysis from 1996 to 2011 of the Thuringian cancer registry.},
  author={Orlando Guntinas-Lichius and Thomas Georg Wendt and Nicole Kornetzky and Jens Buentzel and Dirk Esser and Daniel Boeger and Andreas H Mueller and Stefan Schultze-Mosgau and Peter Schlattmann and Harald Schmalenberg},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 12},
  pages={1157-64}
}
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to examine patterns of care and survival in a population-based sample of patients with head neck cancer (HNC) who were treated in Thuringia, a federal state in Germany, between 1996 and 2011. METHODS Data of 6291 patients with primary HNC from the Thuringian cancer registry were used to evaluate for patient's characteristics, tumor stage, incidence, and trends in treatment and overall survival (OS). RESULTS The distribution between stages I-IV… CONTINUE READING
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