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Comorbidity is a prognostic factor in elderly patients with head and neck cancer

Annals of Surgical Oncology

Jan 20, 2007

Alvaro SanabriaL P Kowalski

Abstract

The number of aged patients with head and neck cancer is increasing. Comorbidities are common in this population. It is necessary to evaluate the effect of comorbidities as measured with the ACE-27 index on recurrence and survival of elderly patients with head and neck cancer, adjusting...read more

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Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
TNM Staging System
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Neoplasms
Severity of Illness Index
Incidence Studies
Recurrent Malignant Neoplasm
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Cardiovascular Diseases
Recurrence (Disease Attribute)
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Comorbidity is a prognostic factor in elderly patients with head and neck cancer

Annals of Surgical Oncology

Jan 20, 2007

Alvaro SanabriaL P Kowalski

PMID: 17235712

DOI: 10.1245/s10434-006-9296-1

Abstract

The number of aged patients with head and neck cancer is increasing. Comorbidities are common in this population. It is necessary to evaluate the effect of comorbidities as measured with the ACE-27 index on recurrence and survival of elderly patients with head and neck cancer, adjusting...read more

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Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
TNM Staging System
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Neoplasms
Severity of Illness Index
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Recurrent Malignant Neoplasm
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Cardiovascular Diseases
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