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2012-07-26 23:02:50

Predictors of disease severity in human papillomavirus-derived head and neck cancer, tobacco use, and the dramatic benefits of robotic surgery in people with head and neck cancer are among landmark research presented by Mount Sinai School of Medicine at the Eighth International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Predictors of disease severity in human papillomavirus-derived head and neck cancer, tobacco use, and the dramatic benefits of robotic surgery in...

2012-07-26 23:24:35

Predictors of disease severity in human papillomavirus-derived head and neck cancer, tobacco use, and the dramatic benefits of robotic surgery in people with head and neck cancer are among landmark research presented by Mount Sinai School of Medicine at the Eighth International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer. The meeting took place from July 21-25, 2012 in Toronto. Highlights of Mount Sinai research at the American Head and Neck Society conference: Transoral Robotic Surgery Shows...

2012-07-20 01:48:35

Even though the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a risk factor for certain head and neck cancers, its presence could make all the difference in terms of survival, especially for African Americans with throat cancer, say Henry Ford Hospital researchers. According to their new study, HPV has a substantial impact on overall survival in African Americans with oropharyngeal cancer, a cancer that affects part of the throat, the base of the tongue, the tonsils, the soft palate (back of the mouth),...

2012-07-18 12:09:39

More children are surviving cancer in Britain than ever before according to new research published in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Wednesday). The improvement in survival has been driven by the increasing numbers taking part in clinical trials since 1977 when the UK Children's Cancer Study Group (UKCCSG) was established. The UKCCSG's principal aim was to set up a comprehensive portfolio of national and international trials for the majority of children's cancers. As result,...

2012-06-26 06:20:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- According to the National Cancer Institute, there has been a steady increase in the prevalence of oropharyngeal cancers in the U.S. since 1973. Researchers believe this increase has mainly been attributed to oral HPV infection. A new study attempts to show links between gum disease and HPV to head and neck cancers. Researchers at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine evaluated data from 124 patients diagnosed with primary head and neck squamous cell...


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