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Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

2012-01-27 15:33:23

Transplant patients who develop head and neck cancer are more likely to be non-smokers and non-drinkers, and less likely than their non-transplant counterparts to survive past one year of diagnosis.

2012-01-27 10:28:59

Nearly 12,000 people will die of head and neck cancer in the United States this year and worldwide cases will exceed half a million.

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2012-01-26 14:06:59

According to a new study, oral infections with the human papillomavirus (HPV) are more common in men than women.

2012-01-26 13:35:37

Research physicians from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center will present new data about a complex group of cancers known as head and neck cancers at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, January 26 through 28, in Phoenix, Arizona.

2012-01-26 13:34:00

Patients with head and neck cancers who have been treated with newer, more sophisticated radiation therapy technology enjoy a better quality of life than those treated with older radiation therapy equipment.

2012-01-26 11:58:18

Routine use of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) scans in head and neck cancer patient follow-up can detect local recurrences before they become clinically apparent and may improve the outcome of subsequent salvage therapy.

2012-01-26 11:57:14

Head and neck cancers respond well to the anti-cancer drug erlotinib when it is administered before surgery and a stronger dose is given to patients who smoke.


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