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Head and Neck Cancer is cancer that arises in the head or neck region (in the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or larynx [voice box]).
Artificial intelligence helps improve diagnosis of head and neck cancers

Artificial intelligence helps improve diagnosis of head and neck cancers

New test may improve the ability to diagnose riskiest forms of HPV infection

New test may improve the ability to diagnose riskiest forms of HPV infection

Three new early-career investigators join federally funded precision medicine initiative

Three new early-career investigators join federally funded precision medicine initiative

Study shows how cigarette smoke drives tumor aggressiveness in head and neck cancer

Study shows how cigarette smoke drives tumor aggressiveness in head and neck cancer

FDG-PET/CT may assist in surgical planning for head and neck cancer

FDG-PET/CT may assist in surgical planning for head and neck cancer

Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

Researchers explore new immune checkpoint for head and neck cancer

Researchers explore new immune checkpoint for head and neck cancer

Researchers successfully grow mini-tumors of head and neck cancers to test therapies

Researchers successfully grow mini-tumors of head and neck cancers to test therapies

Researchers find characteristics related to better outcomes in HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer

Researchers find characteristics related to better outcomes in HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancer

Robotic surgery for oropharyngeal cancer not better than radiation therapy, study finds

Robotic surgery for oropharyngeal cancer not better than radiation therapy, study finds

A new approach to predict complications after surgery for patients with larynx cancer

A new approach to predict complications after surgery for patients with larynx cancer

Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

HPV vaccination rates are low, especially in HIV prone populations

HPV vaccination rates are low, especially in HIV prone populations

New immune-based therapy eliminates HPV in one-third of women with cervical precancerous lesions

New immune-based therapy eliminates HPV in one-third of women with cervical precancerous lesions

Tobacco use causes precancerous cells to 'fertilize' nearby cells with cancerous changes

Tobacco use causes precancerous cells to 'fertilize' nearby cells with cancerous changes

Imaging technique reveals differences between radiation-sensitive and treatment-resistant tumors

Imaging technique reveals differences between radiation-sensitive and treatment-resistant tumors

Johns Hopkins study sheds light on resistance to radiation treatment

Johns Hopkins study sheds light on resistance to radiation treatment

Cervical cancer could be eradicated by 2100

Cervical cancer could be eradicated by 2100

Regular use of aspirin may help some patients survive head and neck cancer

Regular use of aspirin may help some patients survive head and neck cancer

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

Regular use of common pain relief medicines improves survival for head and neck cancer patients