Head and Neck Cancer News and Research

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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]).
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

Researchers discover extent of opioid use and abuse in head and neck cancer patients

Researchers discover extent of opioid use and abuse in head and neck cancer patients

Researchers examine why HIV-infected patients have higher rates of cancer

Researchers examine why HIV-infected patients have higher rates of cancer

Routine mouth cancer screens could save lives

Routine mouth cancer screens could save lives

NEC and Transgene sign MOU for strategic collaboration aimed at treating solid cancers

NEC and Transgene sign MOU for strategic collaboration aimed at treating solid cancers

Head and neck cancer survivors more likely to commit suicide

Head and neck cancer survivors more likely to commit suicide

Novel blood test shows promise for monitoring HPV-linked head and neck cancer after treatment

Novel blood test shows promise for monitoring HPV-linked head and neck cancer after treatment

Immunotherapy is better than chemotherapy as first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer

Immunotherapy is better than chemotherapy as first-line treatment for advanced head and neck cancer

Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab extends survival in metastatic or recurrent head and neck cancer

Immunotherapy with pembrolizumab extends survival in metastatic or recurrent head and neck cancer

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents KEYNOTE-057 trial results for patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Merck presents KEYNOTE-057 trial results for patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

LJI and UC San Diego awarded $ 4.5 million as part of NCI's Cancer Moonshot initiative

LJI and UC San Diego awarded $ 4.5 million as part of NCI's Cancer Moonshot initiative

FDA approves first intravenous treatment for metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

FDA approves first intravenous treatment for metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

FLX Bio treats first patient in its Phase 1/2 clinical trial of FLX475 for treating various advanced cancers

FLX Bio treats first patient in its Phase 1/2 clinical trial of FLX475 for treating various advanced cancers