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Archaeologists discover human remains that provide earliest complete example of a human with cancer

27. March 2014

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Source : Durham University Author: Staff & Students   Archaeologists have found the oldest complete example in the world of a human with metastatic cancer in a 3,000 year-old skeleton. The findings are reported in the academic journal PLOS ONE today (17 March). The skeleton of the young adult male was found by a Durham University PhD […]

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Unilateral radiation benefited patients with advanced tonsil cancer

26. March 2014

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Source: www.healio.com Author: staff Unilateral radiotherapy was associated with effective regional control in patients with advanced tonsil cancer, according to study results presented at the 2014 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium. Additionally, the results supported previous findings that suggest the primary tumor location, not the extent of ipsilateral neck lymph node involvement on the […]

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New study shows a rise in smokeless tobacco sales, especially among youth

24. March 2014

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Source: UMass Medical School Communications (http://www.umassmed.edu/news) Author: Sandra Gray   The number of smokeless tobacco products sold in Massachusetts is soaring, as are the levels of nicotine packed into many of them, according to a new analysis from UMass Medical School and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). “Nationwide, cigarette smoking control has been very successful […]

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Humidifying mouth, throat during radiotherapy cuts mucositis

23. March 2014

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Source: www.drbicuspid.com Author: staff Head and neck cancer (HNC) patients who received daily humidification of the mouth and throat during radiation therapy treatment spent nearly 50% fewer days hospitalized to manage their side effects, such as mucositis, according to research presented at the recent Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium in Scottsdale, AZ. Mucositis, inflammation […]

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App for cancer patients puts rehabilitation at their fingertips

19. March 2014

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Source: globalnews.ca Author: staff A new app will make therapy more accessible for survivors of head and neck cancers. Developed at the Misericordia hospital and the University of Alberta, the portable swallowing therapy unit will help patients with swallowing impairments complete their rehab in the comfort of their own home. Video available here. The technology […]

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Experimental EGFR inhibitor added nothing but rash

19. March 2014

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Source: www.oncologypractice.com Author: Neil Osterweil, Oncology Report Digital Network The addition of the experimental targeted agent zalutumumab to primary curative chemoradiation for head and neck cancers did not improve locoregional control, disease-specific survival, or overall survival at 3 years of follow-up. The only thing that zalutumumab added to therapy was a skin rash in the […]

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Chemoradiation offered better survival than accelerated radiation in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas

19. March 2014

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Source: www.oncologypractice.com Author: Neil Osterweil, Oncology Report Digital Network Concurrent chemoradiation offered better overall survival and disease-free survival than accelerated radiotherapy in patients with moderately advanced squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck, investigators reported at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Symposium. Actuarial rates of 2-year overall survival and disease-free survival in patients treated […]

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Recurrent mouth and throat cancers less deadly when caused by HPV

19. March 2014

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Source: www.oncologynurseadvisor.com Author: Kathy Boltz, PhD People with late-stage cancer at the back of the mouth or throat that recurs after chemotherapy and radiation treatment are twice as likely to be alive 2 years later if their cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), suggests new research. This study was presented at the 2014 […]

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Impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement on Head and neck cancer patients

18. March 2014

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Source: Sage Journals  Authors: Scott Kramer, Matthew Newcomb, Joshua Hessler, Farzan Siddiqui MD, PhD Abstract  Objective: To understand the impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement timing on tube duration, weight loss, and disease control in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC). Setting: A tertiary academic center. Study: Design Historical cohort study. Subjects and […]

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Global trends suggest HPV positive oral cancer greatly increased in young males

16. March 2014

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Source: www.zawya.com Author: staff While the incidence of smoking-related oral squamous cell carcinoma has decreased in many parts of the world, cases of human papilloma virus (HPV) positive oropharyngeal cancer (OPSCC) have greatly increased. Otolaryngologists are finding that the majority of their patients are male and a lot younger in age than their counterparts. This […]

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