Submitted for Publication: December 30, 2013; final revision received March 19, 2014; accepted April 16, 2014.
Published Online: June 5, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.867.
Study concept and design: Roser, Nathan, Moore, Day, Judson.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Luryi, Yarbrough, Niccolai, Reed, Nathan, Day.
Drafting of the manuscript: Luryi, Yarbrough, Judson.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Luryi, Niccolai, Judson.
Obtained funding: Day.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Roser, Reed, Nathan, Judson.
Study supervision: Yarbrough, Day, Judson.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Drs Yarbrough, Nathan, Roser, and Moore are board members and Dr Day is the president of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, which commissioned the presented survey. Dr Day is also the president of the American Head and Neck Society. No other disclosures are reported.
Funding/Support: William U. Gardner Memorial Student Research Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine to Mr Luryi. The presented survey was commissioned by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance and administered by Harris Interactive, Inc.
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.
Additional Contributions: The authors acknowledge Jerry Del Gaudio, BS, MBA, Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, for his role in data acquisition and manuscript editing. He was not compensated for his contributions to this study.