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Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

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.

2012-06-04 19:36:53

Skin cancer patients whose childhood included periods of neglect or maltreatment are at a much greater risk for their cancers to return when they face a major stressful event.

2012-05-31 12:49:01

Younger patients with colorectal cancer were more likely to present advanced stage tumors at diagnosis and metastasize much sooner, yet had better than or equal survival to patients 50 and older.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.