1. Preventing HPV


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    Doctors estimate more than 80 percent of the population is living with the human papilloma virus, also known as HPV. There are more than 100 types of the HPV virus, but certain types can cause cervical…

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    • After Being Diagnosed with Neck Cancer


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      Studies show the number of patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer is on the rise. Health experts are working closely with patients who are diagnosed to make sure they understand their treatment…

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      • Making Quality of Life a Treatment Factor


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        This Pipeline to Proposal award focuses on assessing patients’ quality of life while making treatment decisions. For more information please visit: https://goo.gl/EjtMDP

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        • Pharyngeal graft tracheal fistula


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          A 64 years-old male was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the epiglotis in 2002, which was treated initially with 30 sessions of radiotherapy. He was diagnosed with tumor recurrence…

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          • Strategies for immunotherapy in head and neck cancer


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            At the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Asia 2015 Congress, held in Singapore from 18 December to 21 December 2015, Dr Tanguy Seiwert from The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago,…

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            • Oral, head and neck cancer


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              More than 48,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral, head and neck cancer this year. A simple screening to help detect the cancers early is being offered in Southwest Oklahoma. This will be the…

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              • Why Head and Neck Cancer Patients Should Seek a Specialist


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                What does the future hold for a head and/or neck cancer patient? Head and neck cancer expert Dr. Ezra Cohen of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center discusses the changing research landscape. Dr. Cohen…

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                • Who’s At Risk for Head and Neck Cancer


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                  People who use both tobacco and alcohol are at greater risk of developing certain head and neck cancers, while it is the most common risk factor, it isn’t the only one. “Often times…

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                  • Oral Cancer


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                    “If you go back, say 10 years ago, patients were getting more radical neck dissections. There was more accessory nerve damage. Radiation wasn’t quite as pinpointed. Chemo drugs were a…

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                    • Changing Face of Oral Cancer Patients


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                      Head and neck cancers are fairly treatable, but in removing tumors patients often faced devastating effects. Losing part of their jaw or tongue, for example. The trend in surgical oncology is to offer…

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