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Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

2013-09-05 11:24:36

A study at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that head and neck cancer patients receiving radiation as part of their treatment were less likely to need a feeding tube or suffer unwanted side effects such as worsening of diet or narrowing of the throat passage if they performed a set of prescribed swallowing exercises — called a "swallow preservation protocol" — during therapy. The study, conducted from 2007 to 2012, was led by Dr. Marilene Wang, a member of the...

2013-07-25 14:21:53

The human papillomavirus (HPV) triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), according to research led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) academics. In addition to causing cervical, anal and genital cancers, HPV has more recently been found to cause some head and neck cancers. "One of the main issues is this form of oesophageal cancer is usually diagnosed quite late and so has a very high mortality," says the first author of...

2013-07-24 23:24:48

A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on June 17, 2013 showed that 33% of all throat cancer cases may be caused by HPV infection. (1) polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural antiviral supplement, against the latent HPV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 HPV is a much more common cause of throat cancer than originally thought, and it is spreading. Last month, actor Michael Douglas made headlines when he “told a British newspaper that his throat cancer had come...

HPV Link To Throat Cancer Revealed In New Study
2013-07-22 04:35:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all cases of throat cancer can be linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), claims new research appearing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology this month. HPV, which is the primary cause of cervical cancer, is known to spread through genital or oral contact, according to BBC News reports published Saturday. There are more than 100 different varieties of the illness, though two of them (HPV-16 and HPV-18) are most likely to...

2013-07-16 23:00:36

In a new report, Outlook with Ben Kingsley will inform viewers about risk factors and stress the importance of early detection. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Sore throat, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, a mass in the neck, bad breath, ear ache – these could be early symptoms of head and neck cancer. Head and neck cancer refers to a range of malignant tumors that appear in the head and neck region. There are five types of head and neck cancer which are categorized by the areas...

Inexpensive Blood Test Reveals HPV Presence, Potential Cancer Risk
2013-06-18 18:30:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this month, actor Michael Douglas raised the prospect of oral sex leading to throat cancer through the transmission of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus known to cause the disease in some individuals. According to a new study from a team of international researchers in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, blood tests can be used to detect the presence of the virus via the body´s production of telltale antibodies...

2013-06-18 13:52:00

-A protein called Nanog helps the renewal of healthy embryonic stem cells. -This study shows that Nanog also promotes cancer stem cell proliferation in head and neck cancer and shows how it promotes their growth. -The findings could lead to new, novel treatments for head and neck cancer. A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC—James) has...


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