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December 2021, Vol 147, No. 12, Pages 1017-1124

Original Investigation

From the American Head and Neck Society

Factors Associated With Risk of Body Image–Related Distress in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1019-1026. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1378

This cross-sectional study assesses the association of demographic and oncologic characteristics with body image–related distress in patients with head and neck cancer.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Pharyngocutaneous Fistula With Cancer Outcomes in Patients After Laryngectomy: A Multicenter Collaborative Cohort Study

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1027-1034. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1545

This multicenter collaborative cohort study of 550 patients assesses whether the development of pharyngocutaneous fistula after salvage laryngectomy is associated with locoregional and distant control, disease-free survival, and overall survival.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Patient-Reported Aesthetic and Psychosocial Outcomes After Microvascular Reconstruction for Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1035-1044. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1563

This cross-sectional study examines patient-reported satisfaction with their appearance after undergoing microvascular free tissue transfer for treatment of head and neck cancer.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Incidence and Risk of Suicide Among Patients With Head and Neck Cancer in Rural, Urban, and Metropolitan Areas

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1045-1052. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1728

This cross-sectional study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database to evaluate whether the risk of suicide among patients with head and neck cancer differs by rural vs urban or metropolitan residence status.

Trends in Number of Women Speakers at the American Head and Neck Society Meetings, 2007-2019

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1053-1058. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1743

This qualitative study assesses whether the number of women invited to speak at AHNS conferences has increased in proportion with numbers of women entering the field of head and neck oncology in the last 13 years.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Continuous Intraoperative Vasopressor Use With Reoperation Rates in Head and Neck Free-Flap Reconstruction

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1059-1064. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1841

This cohort study investigates the association between continuous vasopressor use and the incidence of reoperation in the early postoperative period for patients undergoing free-flap reconstruction.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Functional Outcomes in Tracheoesophageal Voicing With Intratracheal Pressures and Esophagram Findings

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1065-1070. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2409

This cohort study examines the association between intratracheal manometric pressure, speech function, and proximal esophageal abnormalities in patients with tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Incidence of Second Primary Lung Cancer After Low-Dose Computed Tomography vs Chest Radiography Screening in Survivors of Head and Neck Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1071-1078. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2776

This randomized clinical trial uses data from the National Lung Screening Trial to investigate the role of lung cancer screening—specifically, low-dose computed tomography vs chest radiography—in head and neck cancer survivors.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Risk of Pathologic Extranodal Extension and Other Adverse Features After Transoral Robotic Surgery in Patients With HPV-Positive Oropharynx Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1080-1088. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2777

This cohort study evaluates the risk of adverse histopathologic features that meet indications for possible adjuvant radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy in patients with human papillomavirus–positive oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma undergoing transoral robotic surgery with neck dissection.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Association of Deficits Identified by Geriatric Assessment With Deterioration of Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Treated for Head and Neck Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1089-1099. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2837

This cohort study assesses the association of single and accumulated geriatric deficits with health-related quality of life decline after treatment for head and neck cancer.

From the American Head and Neck Society

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Multifocality in Pediatric Thyroid Cancer

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1100-1106. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.3077

This cohort study aims to determine the prevalence and risk factors for multifocal disease in pediatric patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Invited Commentary

Most Survivors of Head and Neck Cancer Should Be Offered Lung Cancer Screening

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1078-1079. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2813
Special Communication

From the American Head and Neck Society

Amplify Cancer Survivorship Through Outward Reach!Presidential Address to the American Head and Neck Society

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1107-1109. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2679

This Special Communication presents the presidential address from the American Head and Neck Society’s 2021 conference.

Review

Management of Pediatric Graves Disease: A Review

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1110-1118. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.2715

This review provides a broad multidisciplinary perspective on the diagnosis and management of Graves disease in children.

JAMA Otolaryngology Patient Page

A Patient Primer on Vertigo—Spinning Out of Control

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1124. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1680

This Patient Page describes the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for patients with vertigo.

Research Letter

From the American Head and Neck Society

Positron Emission Tomography–Computed Tomography Imaging, Genomic Profile, and Survival in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Receiving Immunotherapy

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1119-1120. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2021.1763

This study analyzes the association between maximum standardized uptake value on positron emission tomography–computed tomography and survival in patients with head and neck cancer who are receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor drugs.

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery Masthead

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021;147(12):1017. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3568
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