Tag Archive | "tongue cancer"

Possible marker for recurring HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancers

Monday, February 8, 2016

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Source: www.eureka.org Author: John Hopkins Media Contact: Vanessa Wasta   A look-back analysis of HPV infection antibodies in patients treated for oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers linked to HPV infection suggests at least one of the antibodies could be useful in identifying those at risk for a recurrence of the cancer, say scientists at The […]

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Expanded age indication cleared for Gardasil 9 in males

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

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Source: www.FormularyJournal.ModernMedicine.com Author: Erin Bastick   FDA approved an expanded age indication for Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant (Gardasil 9, Merck) in males. Seven HPV types in Gardasil 9 (HPV 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58) cause approximately 90% to 95% of HPV-related anal cancers, 90% of cervical cancers, and 80% of high-grade […]

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Depressed Head and Neck Cancer Patients Have Lower Survival and Higher Recurrence Risk

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

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Source: www.OncologyNurseAdvisor.com Author: Kathy Boltz, PhD   Depression is a significant predictor of 5-year survival and recurrence in patients with head and neck cancer, according to a new study published in Pyschosomatic Medicine (doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000256). These findings represent one of the largest studies to report on the impact of depression on cancer survival. Although depression […]

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Poison’s Rikki Rockett Reveals He Is Battling Oral Cancer

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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Source: www.loudwire.com Author: Chad Childers   Poison drummer Rikki Rockett revealed during an appearance on the Eddie Trunk Live radio show that he’s completed nine rounds of chemotherapy and seven weeks of radiation treatments after being diagnosed with oral cancer this past summer and that he’ll find out in February if the treatments were successful. […]

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Forward Science and Oral Cancer Foundation partner in video to spread oral cancer awareness

Thursday, December 10, 2015

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Source: www.DentistryIQ.com Author: DentistryIQ Editors   Click here to view Carol Layer’s story, told by her daughter Rachel   In an effort to increase awareness about the importance of annual oral cancer screenings, Forward Science, the creators of OralID, and the Oral Cancer Foundation have partnered to share the story of a family’s loss after […]

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Patient Support in Oral Cancer: From Sydney to New York to London, survivors and patients interact through an important portal to get through difficult times

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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Source: www.prnewswire.com Author: Press Release   NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 28, 2015 — The word “cancer” will incite fear in anyone. When that word comes at the end of a sentence that began with your name, the impact can be life changing. “I had a great job, a beautiful house and a happy family life,” recalls […]

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Band Announces Iron Maiden Singer is Battling Tongue Cancer

Friday, February 20, 2015

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Source: usatoday.com Author: Maria Puente   Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson is being treated for cancer of the tongue, the heavy metal band announced on its website Thursday. But it was caught early, seven weeks of chemotherapy and radiation have just been completed, and a full recovery is expected, the announcement said. “Bruce is doing very well considering the circumstances […]

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The Cancer Cure Parents Aren’t Using

Monday, August 25, 2014

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Source: washingtonpost.com Author: Meredith Wadman   Not so long ago, when my sons still had smooth cheeks and children’s voices, I had them vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted disease. It was late 2011, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had just recommended that boys join girls in being vaccinated at age […]

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Former LA Laker Michael Cooper diagnosed with tongue cancer

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Source: insidesocal.com Author: Mark Medina   Former Laker Michael Cooper will take a leave of absence as the head coach of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream because of early stage tongue cancer. Cooper plans to have a surgical procedure this week at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta and is expected to recover […]

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Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton begins to put post-cancer struggle behind him

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Source:http://www.tv3.ie Author: Staff   Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton admits the after effects of cancer treatment came back to ”bite” him. The bass player, who was told his throat and tongue cancer had returned in 2011, had a difficult year last year after he pulled out of the band’s tour of Australia and was replaced by David […]

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