Submitted for Publication: February 1, 2013; final revision received July 14, 2013; accepted July 28, 2013.
Published Online: October 3, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.4987.
Study concept and design: Oakley, Curtin, Hunt.
Acquisition of data: Curtin, Pimentel.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Oakley, Curtin, Pimentel, Buchmann.
Drafting of the manuscript: Oakley, Curtin, Buchmann.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Oakley, Curtin, Pimentel, Buchmann, Hunt.
Statistical analysis: Curtin, Pimentel.
Obtained funding: Oakley.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Oakley, Hunt.
Study supervision: Buchmann, Hunt.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: The UPDB is supported by Award Number P30CA042014 from the National Cancer Institute. The UCR is funded by contract No. HHSN261201000026C from the National Cancer Institute’s SEER Program, with additional support from the Utah State Department of Health and the University of Utah.
Role of the Sponsor: No outside funding or material support was used for the design and conduct of this research study; for the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or for the preparation, approval, or submission of the manuscript.
Disclaimer: The content of this study is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Cancer Institute or the National Institutes of Health.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented at the American Head and Neck Society 2013 Annual Meeting; April 11, 2013; Orlando, Florida.
Additional Contributions: We thank the Pedigree and Population Resource, funded by the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, for its role in the ongoing collection, maintenance, and support of the UPDB.