Submitted for Publication: April 4, 2012; final revision received May 19, 2012; accepted June 10, 2012.
Author Contributions: Drs Nichols and Barrett had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Nichols, Yoo, Fung, Mymryk, and Barrett. Acquisition of data: Nichols, Fung, Franklin, and Barrett. Analysis and interpretation of data: Nichols, Palma, Fung, Koropatnick, Mymryk, Batada, and Barrett. Drafting of the manuscript: Nichols, Yoo, Mymryk, and Barrett. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Nichols, Yoo, Palma, Fung, Franklin, Koropatnick, Mymryk, and Batada. Statistical analysis: Nichols and Batada. Obtained funding: Nichols, Yoo, Palma, and Mymryk. Administrative, technical, and material support: Nichols, Yoo, Palma, Fung, Franklin, Koropatnick, and Mymryk. Study supervision: Yoo and Mymryk.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: This research was supported by the Translational Head and Neck Cancer Program Fund, Western University, London Regional Cancer Program small grant (Drs Nichols and Mymryk).
Additional Information: Drs Nichols and Yoo contributed equally to this work; Drs Batada and Barrett contributed equally to this work.