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Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

2012-03-29 13:42:47

Research led by Lauren Cole, a public health graduate student, and Dr. Edward Peters, Associate Professor of Public Health and Director of the Epidemiology Program at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, reports that the incidence of head and neck cancer has risen at sites associated with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infection, with the greatest increase among middle-aged white men.

2012-03-09 01:32:16

Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with 10 members who have developed the condition.

2012-03-02 01:09:51

Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue.


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The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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