Urban and rural differences in outcomes of head and neck cancer.

@article{Kim2018UrbanAR,
  title={Urban and rural differences in outcomes of head and neck cancer.},
  author={Jason D. Kim and Aryan Firouzbakht and Jenny Y. Ruan and Emily A Kornelsen and Ali Moghaddamjou and Khodadad Rasool Javaheri and Robert A Olson and Winson Y Cheung},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2018},
  volume={128 4},
  pages={
          852-858
        }
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To assess for potential urban and rural disparities in head and neck cancer (HNC) outcomes within a single-payer healthcare system. STUDY DESIGN A large retrospective population-based cohort analysis of consecutive HNC patients treated in British Columbia, Canada between 2001 and 2010 was conducted. METHODS All patients diagnosed with HNC from 2001 to 2010 and referred to any one of five British Columbia Cancer Agency centers for management were reviewed. Based on… CONTINUE READING
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