The survival of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) can be affected by noncancer health events (NCHE) as well as by index cancer progression and second primary cancer (SPC). Patients and methods This cohort study involved 600 consecutive patients with overall stage III to IV HNSCC who were treated between 2001 and 2010 at our tertiary referral hospital.

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