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.
February 9th 2016
"This is what I've devoted my career to, and it is gratifying to see that really come to pass," says Robert Ferris.
February 4th 2016
The likelihood of developing oropharyngeal cancer was 22 times higher among individuals with detectable human papillomavirus (HPV)-16 in their mouthwash samples.
January 30th 2016
The study was stopped early after an independent monitoring panel determined the primary endpoint of improvement in OS was met.
January 29th 2016
Reflections on the wonders — and the hierarchy — of modern hospital care.
January 18th 2016
A poem about a two-year encounter with advanced cancer of the head and neck.
January 13th 2016
Recovery, like all good things, takes time. Don't short yourself.
December 17th 2015
Never underestimate the power and inner strength of a hungry cancer patient.
November 14th 2015
While the prognosis remains good for individuals with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancers, researchers are currently seeking less intense treatment options that are equally effective but not as toxic.
November 3rd 2015
Something in the way she moves ...
September 30th 2015
Bethany Andrews Rhoten, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, discusses how patients with cancer can cope with body image issues.
September 29th 2015
Bethany Andrews Rhoten, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, discusses body images among patients and survivors of head and neck cancer.
September 4th 2015
Gypsyamber D'Souza and other researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health monitored 124 patients newly diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer from 2009 through 2013.
July 7th 2015
Nausea and vomiting associated with anticancer therapies continue to be among patients' most troubling symptoms.
June 2nd 2015
Removing lymph nodes in the neck before they are affected by oral squamous cell cancer is a life-saving measure and should be adopted as a new standard in treating the disease, according to the results of a phase 3 study.
May 31st 2015
The immunotherapy Keytruda (pembrolizumab), in a recent study, proved twice as effective for the treatment of head and neck cancer as Erbitux (cetuximab), the only targeted therapy indicated as a therapy for the disease.
May 14th 2015
Jeannie Woith, BSN, RN, LMT, The James Cancer Hospital, The Ohio State University, discusses the treatment of oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer.
February 10th 2015
Thanks to The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network, researchers now have a better understanding of genomic alternations in head and neck cancers.
March 14th 2013
Cases of HPV-related cancers are on the rise, specifically those associated with head and neck and anal cancers.
March 13th 2013
In the right cancer, radiation and chemotherapy can make a powerful duo.
June 16th 2012
Although there are advances in treating cancers linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV), the best medicine is to prevent the disease in the first place.
June 15th 2012
HPV causes surge in oral cancer rates.
June 9th 2011
HPV-positive oral cancers are on the rise.
December 24th 2010
Acupuncture reduces pain and dry mouth in head and neck cancer patients.
December 9th 2010
Cancer patients are living longer, but if radiation was part of their treatment, late effects may be a problem.
September 16th 2009
Chronic inflammation causes cancer. Find out how and what's being done about it.
September 12th 2007
A number of diagnostic, prognostic, or predictive tests can help determine the optimal course of treatment by using predictive markers from the patient’s or tumor’s genetic information.
June 11th 2007
Minimally invasive technologies transform the landscape of cancer surgery.