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Head and Neck Cancer Treatment News: A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

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(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 […]

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Oropharyngeal Cancer Research News: Predicting Throat Cancer Recurrence with a Blood Test

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(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, […]