Oncology & Cancer

HPV's link to head, neck cancer

Tobacco and alcohol use may be the most common cause of head and neck cancers, but a new culprit has come on the scene in recent years.

Oncology & Cancer

Large study uncovers molecular alterations in head and neck cancers

Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network have discovered genomic differences - with potentially important clinical implications - in head and neck cancers caused by infection with the human papillomavirus ...

Oncology & Cancer

Time to treatment increasing with head, neck cancer

(HealthDay)—Time to treatment initiation (TTI) is rising for patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in Cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

How red wine prevents cancer

Alcohol use is a major risk factor for head and neck cancer. But an article published in the November issue of the journal Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology shows that the chemical resveratrol found in grape skins ...

Oncology & Cancer

Antacids linked to better survival in head and neck cancer

Patients with head and neck cancer who used antacid medicines to control acid reflux had better overall survival, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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