Quantcast

Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

2014-06-03 15:54:17

Rice University Animal tests show Rice-developed technology effective against aggressive cancer The first preclinical study of a new Rice University-developed anti-cancer technology found that a novel combination of existing clinical treatments can instantaneously detect and kill only cancer cells -- often by blowing them apart -- without harming surrounding normal organs. The research, which is available online this week Nature Medicine, reports that Rice's "quadrapeutics" technology...

Human Papilloma Virus
2014-05-21 06:35:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are currently 148 known strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), and a new study led by NYU Langone Medical Center reveals that 69 percent of otherwise healthy US adults are infected with one or more strains. The findings, presented at the 2014 American Society for Microbiology Meeting, are derived from what is believed to be the largest and most detailed genetic analysis of its kind. The analysis showed that, out of the 103...

2014-05-20 08:31:42

CALGARY, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC) (NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that an abstract detailing early results from translational study looking at the intravenous administration of REOLYSIN(®) to patients with primary or metastatic brain tumors is now available on the ASCO Annual Meeting abstract website at http://abstracts.asco.org. The conference is being held from May 30(th) to June 3(rd), 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. "Treatment...

2014-05-12 23:00:55

Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery in Beverly Hills announces May 16 trip to Guatemala with a team of expert surgeons. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Head & Neck Surgery in Beverly Hills announced today that he will embark on his 12th medical mission in Guatemala on May 16. The purpose of the trip is to address medical conditions in an underserved community near the town of Chichicastenango. Local...

2014-05-07 08:32:02

DETROIT, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors with the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center are using Google Glass to enhance communication following a patient's surgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO Google Glass is a hands-free, eyewear device that facilitates communication and interaction within the wearer's surroundings. The device combines a computerized central processing unit with a...

2014-05-01 08:31:31

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) announced that the data from its multi-institutional post-approval trial of MuGard(®) that was recently published in Cancer, has been selected as a cover article in the premier publication. Cancer, the journal of the American Cancer Society is one of the oldest peer-reviewed journals in oncology. The publication, entitled "Multi-Institutional, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial to Assess...

Two Breath Compounds May Be Associated With Larynx Cancer
2014-04-28 04:00:54

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers at the Rey Juan Carlos University and the Alcorcón Hospital (Madrid) have compared the volatile substances exhaled by eleven people with cancer of larynx, with those of another twenty healthy people. The results show that the concentrations of certain molecules, mainly ethanol and 2-butanone, are higher in individuals with carcinoma, therefore they act as potential markers of the disease. Human breath contains thousands...

2014-04-14 23:08:54

Over 8,000 Americans die of oral cancer every year. Drs. Aalam and Krivitsky, founders of West LA’s CENTER for Advanced Periodontal & Implant Therapy, invite patients to observe Oral Cancer Awareness Month by getting a potentially lifesaving oral cancer screening. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) has announced a national screening campaign to end oral cancer. At the CENTER for Advanced Periodontal &...

2014-04-14 12:33:03

CALGARY, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC) (NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that a poster authored by Bolton, et al was presented at the 8(th) Annual International Conference on Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics held in Oxford, UK. The poster, titled "Resistance to oncolytic reovirus is associated with high expression of Yes-Associated Protein (YAP-1) in head and neck cancer," covered preclinical research focused on identifying biomarkers...

2014-04-11 08:24:10

CALGARY, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC) (NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that Dr. Alan Melcher, Professor of Clinical Oncology and Biotherapy at the University of Leeds, presented at the 8(th) Annual International Conference on Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics held in Oxford, UK. Dr. Melcher's presentation, titled "Clinical Virotherapy and Immune Modulation; Bench to Bedside and Back Again," covered early clinical research showing that...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
Related