Head and neck

The New Key Player in Head and Neck Cancer Care
BY Angelica Welch
As the treatment landscape of head and neck cancer has changed significantly over the past year, immunotherapy has emerged as a key player in patient care.
Lymph Nodes Can Be Used to Plan Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer
BY Angelica Welch
The number of positive lymph nodes can help guide treatment for  locally advanced head and neck cancer, according to a recent study.
Video Conferences May Be Effective in Nutritional Intervention of High-Risk Patients With Cancer
BY Brielle Urciuoli
"Telenutrition" programs can help high-risk patients who do not otherwise have access to a registered dietician, according to a recent study and program launched at the Carolinas HealthCare System. 
Novel Approach Aims at Improving Survival in Laryngeal Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
Researchers at the University of Michigan are hoping to improve the survival rates for laryngeal cancer.
NFL Star Discusses Staying
BY Allie Casey
NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly discusses how cancer touched his family and his involvement in Your Cancer Game Plan. 
Predicting HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence With Novel Biomarker
BY Allie Strickler
There is a need to find biomarkers that may help predict recurrence in HPV+ oropharyngeal cancer, says Matthew E. Spector, M.D.
SPOHNC Focuses on Support for Oral, Head and Neck Cancer
BY Allie Casey
From publications to one-on-one interactions, SPOHNC offers caregivers, patients and survivors of oral, head and neck cancer support they need to navigate their diagnosis.
In Managing the Emotional Challenges of Head and Neck Cancer, Communication is Key
BY Beth Fand Incollingo
CURE spoke with Carly O’Brien about some of the best tips and resources to deal with some of the challenges of head and neck cancer.
Checkpoint Inhibitors Expected to Play a Growing Role in Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
BY Beth Fand Incollingo
Immunotherapy agents are drastically changing the treatment landscape – and outcomes – of patients with head and neck cancers. 
A Stepped Approach to Psychosocial Care in Head and Neck Cancer Is Cost-Effective
BY Lauren M. Green
A four-step approach proved to be beneficial in offering psychosocial support to patients with head and neck cancer.
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