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Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

2012-06-26 06:20:45

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.

2012-06-19 09:35:08

Among patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas, a history of chronic inflammation in the mouth (periodontitis, i.e. gum disease) may be associated with an increased risk of tumors positive for human papillomavirus (HPV).

2012-06-12 10:35:09

Liposuction is a novel and minimally invasive procedure for treating persistent submental lymphedema in patients with previous head and neck cancer.

New Drug Shows Significant Results In Rare Skin Cancer Treatment
2012-06-07 13:05:19

Doctors charged with treating patients with a rare form of one of the most common types of cancer in the US may have a new weapon for their fight after a clinical study has shown a particular drug has proven very effective in both the treatment and prevention of the disease.

2012-06-07 05:19:18

An estimated 78% of children are neglected in America. Neglected children are at a higher risk to exposure of toxins that can cause major health concerns, such as cancer.

2012-06-05 09:42:43

Survivors of childhood cancers are at an increased risk of another battle with cancer later in life.


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ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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