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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.

When Surviving Cancer is only the Beginning

October 5th 2020, 4:00pm


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.

Friday Frontline: Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Dies at 80 from Pancreatic Cancer; Scammer Apprehended After Faking Cancer, and More

July 24th 2020, 7:00pm


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.

Regaining Their Voice: A Cancer Choir Finds Healing Together

July 20th 2020, 5:00pm


A laryngectomy choir offers rehabilitation and inspiration to patients after throat cancer.

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine Gardasil 9 for Certain Head and Neck Cancers

June 15th 2020, 6:50pm


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.

Speaking Up About Head and Neck Cancers

June 4th 2020, 11:12pm


Voice actor Rob Paulsen opens up about how a lump on his neck led to a stage 3 diagnosis.

Rob Paulsen on Facing Cancer and the Pandemic with a Smile

April 18th 2020, 6:00pm


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.

A Powerful Voice in Head and Neck Cancer

April 16th 2020, 5:00pm


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.

Proton Therapy Shows Promise in Head and Neck Paragangliomas

February 3rd 2020, 7:00pm


Patients with head and neck paragangliomas, a rare neuroendocrine tumor type, may be safely and effectively treated with proton therapy.

Marijuana Impacts the Progression of HPV Related Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

January 24th 2020, 3:00am


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.

Triumph Begins With U

January 18th 2020, 9:00pm


Mona P is finding hope, life and healing after carcinoma of the pharynx.