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Table 2 Primary and secondary outcomes for each patient cohort

From: Customized registry tool for tracking adherence to clinical guidelines for head and neck cancers: protocol for a pilot study

CohortPrimary outcomeSecondary outcomes
Pre-treatment cohort: workup and treatment planning- Time from diagnosis to initiation of treatment- Time from diagnosis to presentation to tumor board
- Time from diagnosis to dental evaluation
- Time to first visit in medical oncology and radiation oncology clinics
- Lost to follow-up (no visit for ≥ 6 months)
Post-treatment cohort: treatment- Completion of tumor board treatment recommendations- Lost to follow-up (no visit for ≥ 6 months)
- Proportion of patients completing post-treatment radiation within 6 weeks (guideline-based treatment quality of care metric) [5, 6]