Oncology & Cancer

Getting ahead of head and neck cancer

Many symptoms of head and neck cancer are hard to miss—a lump in the neck, persistent hoarseness, a mouth sore that doesn't heal—which is good news for early detection as long as symptoms aren't dismissed.

Oncology & Cancer

Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer

April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease ...

Oncology & Cancer

A new treatment protocol for advanced head and neck cancer

The current treatment of patients diagnosed with advanced or metastatic head and neck cancer (HNC) is ineffective. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers, along with their international colleagues, have investigated ...

Oncology & Cancer

Certain cancer treatment plans linked to delays

Patients undergoing primary radiotherapy treatment with or without chemotherapy, rather than surgery, for head and neck cancers are more likely to experience delays in their treatment starting, according to a new analysis ...

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