(SOURCE: MCGILL UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTRE) – Researchers at the RI-MUHC have made a discovery that could improve care for about 15% of patients with head and neck cancer linked to alcohol and tobacco use. A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be […]
(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM) – A new study suggests the possibility of predicting at its earliest stages when a type of head and neck cancer will come back. Oropharyngeal cancer — which occurs in the throat, tonsils and back of the tongue — is frequently linked to the human papilloma virus (HPV). That’s good news, […]
(SOURCE: BROWN UNIVERSITY) – A new study in JAMA Oncology finds that the presence of particular antibodies of human papillomavirus in blood serum are reliable indicators of five-year head and neck cancer survival. People with head and neck cancers with evidence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection generally have a better prognosis than people without evidence of […]
(UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI ACADEMIC HEALTH CENTER) According to a recent press release, researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have discovered that an ion channel, active within T cells (white blood cells), could be targeted to reduce the growth of head and neck cancers.