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Head and neck
Michael D. Becker, cancer survivor and author of “A Walk With Purpose: Memoir of a Bioentrepreneur” discusses how he realized that he had head and neck cancer.
Patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) saw an improvement or stabilization in quality of life when they were treated with Opdivo.
Patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHC) and those with melanoma saw some promising activity with the drug combination of epacadostat and Opdivo (nivolumab), according to findings from the phase 1/2 ECHO-204 study presented at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Smoking is a risk factor for a number of different types of head and neck cancers, but quitting is not always easy.
Minimally invasive approaches are being explored to lower associated adverse events and, overall, improve patient outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer.
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.
The number of positive lymph nodes can help guide treatment for locally advanced head and neck cancer, according to a recent study.
"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.
Researchers at the University of Michigan are hoping to improve the survival rates for laryngeal cancer.
NFL Hall of Famer Jim Kelly discusses how cancer touched his family and his involvement in Your Cancer Game Plan.
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Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head/Neck Radiation (PDQ®)
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Expert-reviewed information summary about oral complications, such as mucositis and salivary gland dysfunction, that occur in cancer patients treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy to the head and neck.