CURE’s head & neck cancer page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of head & neck cancer Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight to the latest treatments and research in head & neck cancer.
January 12th 2022
A recent study demonstrated that a lower dose of radiation after surgery for HPV-related throat cancer may provide a greater benefit than a higher dose of radiation with chemotherapy.
January 10th 2022
A phase 2 trial was recently launched to examine the safety and efficacy of oral inhibitor VK-2019 in patients with advanced Epstein-Barr Virus-positive nasopharyngeal carcinoma, a rare type of head and neck cancer, and lymphoma.
July 30th 2021
Rob Paulsen is the voice behind many beloved cartoon characters, but after receiving a cancer diagnosis, he discovered a whole new way to relate to others.
June 21st 2021
On behalf of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance, Dr. Michael Moore spoke with CURE® about emerging therapies that potentially offer exciting new options for the future.
June 5th 2021
The addition of a novel drug to the chemotherapies gemcitabine and cisplatin significantly improved a survival outcome in patients with a rare form of head and neck cancer, compared with chemotherapy alone.
February 24th 2021
Patients with oropharyngeal cancer demonstrate higher rates of ever performing, timing, number of partners and intensity in oral sex than matching participants, suggesting an association between behavior and diagnosis.
October 6th 2020
Legendary Van Halen lead guitarist, Eddie Van Halen, died on Tuesday from cancer. He was 65.
October 5th 2020
For head and neck cancer survivor Jason Mendelsohn surviving cancer was only the beginning of his journey as handling severe side effects from treatment altered his day-to-day life.
July 24th 2020
From the death of civil rights icon John Lewis to a woman pretending to have cancer as part of a larger donation scam, here’s what’s making the headlines in the cancer space this week.
July 20th 2020
A laryngectomy choir offers rehabilitation and inspiration to patients after throat cancer.
June 15th 2020
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval to expand the indication of Gardasil 9 (Human papillomavirus 9-valent vaccine, recombinant), a vaccine for the prevention of HPV, to prevent oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by certain HPV types.
June 4th 2020
Voice actor Rob Paulsen opens up about how a lump on his neck led to a stage 3 diagnosis.
April 18th 2020
Dealing with cancer can be a stressful enough experience without having to navigate a worldwide pandemic, as many are doing due to COVID-19. But according to Rob Paulsen, voice actor and throat cancer survivor, the key to making it through each day may be in finding a reason to smile.
April 16th 2020
This week on the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we spoke with voice actor Rob Paulsen, who was diagnosed with stage 3 metastatic squamous cell carcinoma in 2016, about how his experience helped him find a reason to smile, even when times get tough.
February 3rd 2020
Patients with head and neck paragangliomas, a rare neuroendocrine tumor type, may be safely and effectively treated with proton therapy.
January 24th 2020
Marijuana is often linked to fighting cancer and its effects, but in the case of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, researchers found that it may increase the progression of the disease.
January 18th 2020
Mona P is finding hope, life and healing after carcinoma of the pharynx.
December 17th 2019
Fast track designation has been granted for the investigational therapy tipifarnib to treat patients with HRAS mutant head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.
December 16th 2019
Patients with head and neck cancer who received acupuncture during therapy saw lower incidence and severity of dry mouth compared with those who received oral health education.
November 14th 2019
The investigational agent tipifarnib shows promise in patients with head and neck cancer who have a certain gene mutation.
August 22nd 2019
In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with Jason Mendelsohn, a stage 4 HPV-related throat cancer survivor who created a web site geared to raising awareness about HPV-related cancers.
August 12th 2019
Poison’s Rikki Rockett discusses the immunotherapy clinical trial that led him into remission.
August 1st 2019
In this week’s episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a caregiver about support for others taking care of a loved one with cancer through a letter she wrote to her younger self.