Impact of obesity on the survival of patients with early-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Squamous Cell
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms
  • Obesity
  • Tongue Neoplasms

abstract

  • In this retrospective study, obesity was an adverse independent prognostic variable. This association may not have been previously appreciated due to confounding by multiple factors including prediagnosis weight loss.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3961521

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.28532

PubMed ID

  • 24449483

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 983

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 120

number

  • 7