Latest Head and neck cancer Stories
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.
Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue.
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.
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.
According to a new study, oral infections with the human papillomavirus (HPV) are more common in men than women.
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