Submitted for Publication: August 10, 2014; final revision received September 17, 2014; accepted September 28, 2014.
Published Online: November 13, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.2846.
Study concept and design: Tajudeen, Abemayor, St John.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Mallen-St. Clair, Arshi, Abemayor.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Mallen-St. Clair, Tajudeen, Abemayor, St John.
Statistical analysis: Arshi, Tajudeen.
Obtained funding: St John.
Administrative, technical, or material support: St John.
Study supervision: Mallen-St. Clair, Tajudeen, Abemayor, St John.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support:National Institutes of Health/National Center for Advancing Translational ScienceUniversity of California, Los Angeles, Clinical and Translational Science Institute grant ULITR000124.
Role of the Sponsor: The funders 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 Fifth World Congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies and the Annual Meeting of the American Head & Neck Society; July 26, 2014; New York, New York.