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Latest Head and neck cancer Stories

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.

2013-10-02 12:52:57

Offering free head and neck cancer screenings annually to the community not only has the possibility of early detection, but also the opportunity – particularly in an urban city – to increase a person's understanding of risk factors that cause cancer.

2013-10-01 17:54:43

Unique DNA markings on certain genes may "predict" the risk of developing head and neck cancer.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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