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Comparing financial burdens of head and neck cancer with other cancers

JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Bottom Line: Head and neck cancer is expensive to treat and the disease can create long-term health needs. Using national survey data over nearly two decades, this study assessed the financial burdens of head and neck cancers compared with other cancers among nearly 17,000 patients with cancer, of whom 489 reported head and neck cancer.

Authors: Sean T. Massa, M.D., Washington University in St. Louis, and coauthors

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2018.3982)

Editor's Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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