Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

BMC research notes

Volume

13

Issue

1

First Page

392

PubMed ID

32847613

Publisher

Springer

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences

Comments

Owusu-Afriyie, O., Owiredu, W. K. B. A., Oti, A. A., Acheampong, E., Owusu-Danquah, K., Larsen-Reindorf, R., ... & Donkor, P. (2020). Survival rates of head and neck cancers in Ghana: a retrospective study at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. BMC Research Notes, 13(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-020-05233-9

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Data was collected to evaluate the survival rates of head and neck (conjunctiva, oropharyngeal and non-oropharyngeal) squamous cell carcinomas in Ghana. DATA DESCRIPTION: We provided data on a retrospective review of 8 years (January 2004 to December 2009) survival rate of head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs) at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Ghana. The data consist of patient demographic data and clinicopathological findings which includes tumour site, tumour stage and histological grades of the patients. Clinical outcome measurement was death through to January 2013 on record and confirmed from the hospitals birth and death registry department. More than 85% of death cases were confirmed by gender, age, and folder identification numbers from the birth and death registry.

DOI

10.1186/s13104-020-05233-9

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