Neck Cancer

Pneumatic compression promising for lymphedema

(HealthDay)—One treatment session with advanced pneumatic compression is associated with reduced cancer-related head and neck lymphedema, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in Head & Neck.

Dec 28, 2017
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Rare melanoma type highly responsive to immunotherapy

Desmoplastic melanoma is a rare subtype of melanoma that is commonly found on sun-exposed areas, such as the head and neck, and usually seen in older patients. Treatment is difficult because these tumors are often resistant ...

Jan 11, 2018
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Corynebacterium, Kingella abundance tied to HNSCC risk

(HealthDay)—The overall oral microbiome composition is not associated with the risk of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), but greater abundance of genera Corynebacterium and Kingella is associated with decreased ...

Jan 12, 2018
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