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New study analyzes physical therapy for head and neck cancer survivors

26. June 2016

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Source: www.curetoday.com Author: Andrew J. Roth The aftermath of treatment for head and neck cancer can be particularly difficult, according to Ann Marie Flores. Flores, assistant professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Science, Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, conducted a pre-pilot study looking at early physical therapy education for this patient […]

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HPV vaccination could be offered to schoolboys to decrease risk of cancer

26. June 2016

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Source: www.mirror.co.uk Author: Andrew Gregory A vaccination could soon be offered to every schoolboy to help tackle the rising rate of some cancers in men, a Government minister revealed on Thursday. Health chiefs are poised to drop their opposition to extending the jab to protect against the human papilloma virus (HPV), which is already given […]

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Broccoli sprout extract may help prevent cancer recurrence in head and neck cancer survivors

26. June 2016

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Source: www.news-medical.net Author: staff Potent doses of broccoli sprout extract activate a “detoxification” gene and may help prevent cancer recurrence in survivors of head and neck cancer, according to a trial by the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, partner with UPMC CancerCenter, confirming preliminary results presented last year at the American Association for Cancer Research […]

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Rodeo rider partners with nonprofit group to fight smokeless tobacco use

22. June 2016

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Source: www.fox13now.com Author: Rebecca Cade   SALT LAKE CITY — Oral cancer is becoming an epidemic in the U.S., and has been in the news in the last year with the loss of major league baseball hall-of-famer, Tony Gwynn, who died at 54 from smokeless tobacco use. Rodeo has a historic tie to smokeless tobaccos, […]

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Reno Rodeo: Cody Kiser ‘The luckiest guy in the world’

20. June 2016

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Source: www.rgj.com Author: Jordan Wines 2016 Reno Rodeo competitor Cody Kiser has been competing in rodeos from the time he could walk. He began his career riding sheep and roping dummy heads on hay bales. As he grew, so did his competitive spirit. Kiser began riding bulls, but suffered an injury early in his career. “I […]

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Number of circulating tumor cells up after surgery in SCCHN

18. June 2016

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Source: www.doctorslounge.com Author: staff Most patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) have an increase in the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) after surgical resection, according to a study published online June 5 in Head & Neck. Kris R. Jatana, M.D., from the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and […]

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ASCO 2016: Can you stand the excitement?

18. June 2016

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Source: www.cancernetwork.com Author: Craig R. Hildreth, MD Having trained in the era of big chemotherapy, I am inspired to finally see the increasing role of immuno-oncology (I-O) agents in the treatment of cancer, and the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was loaded with fascinating updates on this subject. Trying to keep […]

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Aspen Dental Practices Donate More Than $20,000 To The Oral Cancer Foundation For Oral Cancer Awareness Month

16. June 2016

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Source: www.pharmiweb.com.org Author: Aspen Dental   SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Dental–branded practices will donate $22,375 to The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) as part of a program that contributed $5 for each ViziLite® oral cancer screening conducted during April for Oral Cancer Awareness Month. In total, more than 4,000 patients were screened across more […]

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Nivolumab Demonstrated Survival Benefit, Good Tolerance in Refractory HNSCC

7. June 2016

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Source: www.asco.org Author: Tim Donald, ELS   In the phase III comparative CheckMate 141 trial, nivolumab demonstrated a “significant improval in survival” in patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), compared with therapy of the investigator’s choice, according to Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, FACS, of the University of Pittsburgh […]

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South Florida biotech company launches oral cancer screening test

5. June 2016

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Source: www.bizjournals.com Author: Debora Lima The world’s first oral cancer screening test will debut Friday, courtesy of a Fort Lauderdale biotech company. Vigilant Biosciences, a developer of medical tools in the field of oncology, will unveil the OncAlert Labs OraMark Test at the American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting in Chicago. The OraMark oral […]

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