Submitted for Publication: March 18, 2013; final revision received August 23, 2013; accepted September 30, 2013.
Published Online: December 26, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2013.5892.
Study concept and design: Chinn, Teknos, Bradford, Carey, Worden, Chepeha.
Acquisition of data: Chinn, Spector, Teknos, Prince, Bradford, Urba, Carey, Eisbruch, Wolf, Chepeha.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Chinn, Spector, Bellile, Rozek, Lin, Teknos, Bradford, Carey, Wolf, Chepeha.
Drafting of the manuscript: Chinn, Spector, Eisbruch, Chepeha.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Chinn, Spector, Bellile, Rozek, Lin, Teknos, Prince, Bradford, Urba, Carey, Wolf, Worden, Chepeha.
Statistical analysis: Chinn, Spector, Bellile, Rozek, Eisbruch, Chepeha.
Obtained funding: Teknos, Carey, Wolf.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Spector, Teknos, Bradford, Carey, Wolf, Chepeha.
Study supervision: Spector, Teknos, Prince, Bradford, Carey, Wolf, Worden, Chepeha.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by training grant T32 DC005356 from the University of Michigan (Dr Chinn), SPORE grant (P50 CA97248) (Dr Wolf), and grant R01-DE019126 from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented at the Eighth International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer; July 25, 2012; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.