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Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers - Reuters



Smoking, drinking worsen prognosis for head and neck cancers 
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People with head and neck cancers who smoke and drink are much more likely to die with these tumors than nonsmokers and teetotalers, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied 463 patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma ...

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Experimental drug trial seeks to improve treatment for head and neck cancer - Cancer Research UK



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Experimental drug trial seeks to improve treatment for head and neck cancer 
Cancer Research UK
The phase 1 trial will determine whether it is safe to combine AZD1775 with pre-surgery cisplatin chemotherapy and post-surgery cisplatin chemotherapy and radiotherapy in patients with head and neck cancer, and what dose is best. AZD1775 acts as a ...
Cancer Research UK to use Astra Zeneca's AZD1775 in head and neck cancer trial Pharmaceutical Business Review

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Pretreatment Cognitive Impairment Is Common in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer - Cancer Network



Pretreatment Cognitive Impairment Is Common in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer 
Cancer Network
Cognitive impairment is common among patients with newly diagnosed head and neck cancer (HNC) and correlates with quality of life (QoL), according to researchers at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Patient quality of life and ...

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Editorial: Cancer vaccine underused - GazetteNET



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Editorial: Cancer vaccine underused 
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?If we said we had a vaccine for breast cancer, we'd be vaccinating day and night.? Those are the words of Electra Paskett, an Ohio State University epidemiologist. Dr. Wilson C. Mertens, who spends much of his time treating head and neck cancers at ...

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Head and neck cancer researchers to convene in Scottsdale for ... - PR Newswire (press release)



Head and neck cancer researchers to convene in Scottsdale for ... 
PR Newswire (press release)
News briefing: Selected top-rated studies will be featured in a news briefing telecast the week of the symposium. The final press briefing program will be announced in January 2018. Interested media professionals can register online for the news ...

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Head and Neck Cancers Are on the Rise Among Younger Men ... - Men's Health



Men's Health
 
Head and Neck Cancers Are on the Rise Among Younger Men ... 
Men's Health
Researchers speculate that the spike is driven by increased rates of the sexually transmitted infection HPV.
Beware! Oral sex can cause head and neck cancer - NewsBytes NewsBytes

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Dr. Daniels on Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer - OncLive - OncLive



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Dr. Daniels on Immunotherapy in Head and Neck Cancer - OncLive 
OncLive
Gregory A. Daniels, MD, PhD, medical oncologist, associate professor of medicine, UC San Diego Health, discusses the role of immunotherapy for patients with head and neck cancer.

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Smoking and Drinking Worsen Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes - Newsmax



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Smoking and Drinking Worsen Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes 
Newsmax
People with head and neck cancers who smoke and drink are much more likely to die with these tumors than nonsmokers and teetotalers, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied 463 patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, a common type of ...

 


Recent Advances in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer - Targeted Oncology



Targeted Oncology
 
Recent Advances in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer 
Targeted Oncology
Head and neck squamous cell cancer is relatively uncommon in the United States compared to other malignancies like non-small?cell lung cancer and breast cancer. There are about 500000 cases worldwide every year.

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Invasive cells in head and neck tumors predict cancer spread - Science Daily



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Invasive cells in head and neck tumors predict cancer spread 
Science Daily
Using a process known as single-cell RNA-sequencing, the researchers analyzed more than 6,000 individual cells from head and neck squamous cell carcinomas -- the most common head and neck tumor. Through their analysis, the research team created an ...

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