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Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

2014-02-18 08:31:32

Met Primary Endpoint of Statistically Significant Reduction in Mouth and Throat Soreness Associated With Oral Mucositis; MuGard Patients Also Had Decreased Severity of Oral Mucositis by WHO Score

2014-01-08 12:29:02

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2013-12-27 10:36:56

Patients with tongue cancer who started their treatment with a course of chemotherapy fared significantly worse than patients who received surgery first.

2013-12-11 13:07:14

SDSU research finds people are more likely to want to quit smoking when celebrities with cancer make headlines.

2013-12-09 10:40:53

A team of scientists at Johns Hopkins and in Texas has identified a handful of genetic mutations in black Americans, in addition to some chemical alterations affecting gene activity, which may help explain why the death rate among African-Americans from the most common form of head and neck cancer continues to hover some 18 percent higher above the death rate of whites with the same cancer.

2013-12-09 10:16:39

Certain genetic alterations to the PAX gene family may be responsible for survival disparities seen between African-American and non-Latino white men with head and neck cancer.

HPV Virus Damages DNA
2013-11-08 09:36:45

Human papillomavirus (HPV) can damage chromosomes and genes directly, researchers report in a new study.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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