Effect of actionable somatic mutations on racial/ethnic disparities in head and neck cancer prognosis

Evan S. Wu, Jong Y. Park, Joseph Zeitouni, Carmen Gomez-Fernandez, Isildinha Reis, Wei Zhao, Deukwoo Kwon, Eunkyung Lee, Omar L. Nelson, Hui Yi Lin, Elizabeth J Franzmann, Jason Savell, Thomas V. McCaffrey, W. Jarrard Goodwin, Jennifer Hu

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Abstract

Background: Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is the sixth most common cancer worldwide and minorities have the worst survival. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying survival disparities have not been elucidated. Methods: In a retrospective study, we assessed association between HNSCC early death (

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalHead and Neck
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2016

Keywords

  • Cancer disparities
  • Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC)
  • Precision medicine
  • Prognosis
  • Somatic mutations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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    Wu, E. S., Park, J. Y., Zeitouni, J., Gomez-Fernandez, C., Reis, I., Zhao, W., Kwon, D., Lee, E., Nelson, O. L., Lin, H. Y., Franzmann, E. J., Savell, J., McCaffrey, T. V., Goodwin, W. J., & Hu, J. (Accepted/In press). Effect of actionable somatic mutations on racial/ethnic disparities in head and neck cancer prognosis. Head and Neck. https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.24420