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Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Department of Otolaryngology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center will collaborate on a pilot study to examine whether an abundance of naturally occurring antibacterial proteins
Side effects typical of standard radiation were also reduced in some cases. These preliminary results suggest that proton therapy may be an effective and less toxic treatment option for patients with head and neck cancer...Five of the SCC patients
It can steal your ability to speak, eat, swallow and recognize yourself in the mirror. Head and neck cancers include cancers of the mouth, throat, voice box, skin, sinuses, saliva glands and thyroid glands. Each year, oral cancer kills more people in
A Henry Ford Hospital study has identified 23 microRNAs for laryngeal cancer, a discovery that could yield new insight into what causes certain cells to grow and become cancerous tumors in the voice box. The role of microRNA (miRNA), the small, non-
Cancer of the head and neck regions has received more interest in recent years. Part of the increased awareness of head and neck cancer may be due to the ability to more accurately diagnose head and neck cancers. CT data has allowed health care
Head and neck cancer is the most common cancer type in India, according to research reports. A staggering 29% of global deaths due to head and neck cancer occur in the country...The habit of chewing tobacco makes many people in India vulnerable to
They damage bystanding healthy cells as they attack the tumor tissue, causing nasty side effects. Scientists would like to focus these therapies more narrowly on the cancer cells alone, and researchers in Toronto have come up with a new strategy.
Newswise Head and neck cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer and is on the rise in some demographic groups, including young women without any known risk factors. Now, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center report that estrogen may increase
Then you won't have to test them all on me.' " Dr. Antonio Jimeno, left (Judy DeHaas, The Denver Post) The tumors growing like tiny backpacks on a batch of mice come from human cancer patients just across campus at University of Colorado Hospital.
The robotic approach allows UT Southwestern surgeons to better view and access lesions from the oral cavity and throat down to the level of the vocal cords, making the technique advantageous for more patients with cancers in these areas. Food and