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]).
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for head and neck cancer

Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for head and neck cancer

Possible new combination treatment regimen for patients with head and neck cancers who develop a second tumor

Possible new combination treatment regimen for patients with head and neck cancers who develop a second tumor

Single men are less likely to seek radiation re-treatment for pain caused by prostate cancer

Single men are less likely to seek radiation re-treatment for pain caused by prostate cancer

Promising new treatment options for prostate cancer

Promising new treatment options for prostate cancer

Gene variation may play fundamental role in the development and spread of cancer in the body

Gene variation may play fundamental role in the development and spread of cancer in the body

Common cancer susceptibility gene appears to be frequently acquired in metastatic lesions from colorectal cancer

Common cancer susceptibility gene appears to be frequently acquired in metastatic lesions from colorectal cancer

Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

New discovery could help in the fight against cancer

New discovery could help in the fight against cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

One-a-day tablet treats common infection

One-a-day tablet treats common infection

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

Robotic surgery dramatically reduces physical trauma for head & neck cancer patients

Robotic surgery dramatically reduces physical trauma for head & neck cancer patients

National clinical trial examines new option for kidney cancer patients

National clinical trial examines new option for kidney cancer patients

ASTRO public awareness campaign wins award

ASTRO public awareness campaign wins award

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Vitamin E supplements speed up the development of latent cancers

Vitamin E supplements speed up the development of latent cancers

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

How radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat various cancers

How radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat various cancers

Radiotherapy with cetuximab significantly improves disease control and survival in head and neck cancer

Radiotherapy with cetuximab significantly improves disease control and survival in head and neck cancer