Surgery Plus RT Improves Survival Over Chemo Plus RT in Oral Cavity Carcinoma
Surgery followed by postoperative radiotherapy was associated with prolonged overall survival compared with concurrent chemoradiotherapy in patients with locally advanced oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.
Survival Worse in Patients With Rare Oropharyngeal Small-Cell Carcinoma
Oropharyngeal small-cell carcinoma was more likely to present as distant disease and was associated with worse survival outcomes compared with squamous cell carcinoma, according to new research.
Immunotherapy Trials in Head and Neck Cancer
This video reviews ongoing trials testing immunotherapy for patients with head and neck cancer.
Reducing Treatment Doses in Head and Neck Cancer to Improve QOL
In this video we discuss efforts to reduce treatment doses in order to lessen long-term side effects and improve quality of life among patients with head and neck cancers.
HPV Blood Test Could Predict Prognosis in Head and Neck Cancer
Head and neck cancer patients who have a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection detectable with a blood-based biomarker have a better prognosis compared with HPV-negative patients.
Higher Facility Volume Linked With Better Radiation Outcomes for Head and Neck Cancers
A study presented last month at ASTRO found that better radiation outcomes for head and neck cancer were associated with higher facility volume.
Chronic Sinusitis Linked to Head and Neck Cancers in Elderly
Chronic sinusitis is associated with three rare types of head and neck cancer, including nasopharyngeal cancer, HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer, and nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancers.
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