Charles G. Martin, PhD | Authors

Commentary (Goepfert/Elting/Martin): Inclusion of Comorbidity in a Staging System for Head and Neck Cancer

September 01, 1995

Dr. Piccirillo presents an interesting concept. Although the knowledge that comorbidity and severity of symptoms have a bearing on the prognosis of a patient with cancer is not new, the attempt to measure this influence and include it into a reproducible staging system is commendable.