Oncology & Cancer

HPV-linked throat cancer may have telltale first symptoms

(HealthDay)—The first symptoms of throat and mouth cancer—also known as oropharyngeal cancer—may differ depending on whether the condition is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a small study suggests.

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Drinking very hot tea can increase the risk of throat cancer

People are advised to wait a few minutes before drinking a cup of freshly-boiled tea today as a new study, published on bmj.com, finds that drinking very hot tea (70°C or more) can increase the risk of cancer of the oesophagus, ...

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

Head and neck cancer -- what you need to know

It is estimated that 40,000 men and women in the United States will develop head and neck cancer in the coming year. Head and neck cancer involves the cells that line the mucosal surfaces or moist tissue lining in the head ...

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Researchers develop tool to rank death rates

Have you ever wondered what the chances are that you may die in the next year? Would it be from illness or an accident? Is it something you can control? Or is it completely out of your hands?

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