In addition to the known sex-specific cancer types, such as ovarian and prostate cancers, there are significant gender disparities in non-sex-specific cancers, such as rate of incidence and susceptibility, tumor aggressiveness, prognosis, and treatment response. A recent study published in Cancer Cell explored the molecular basis for these differences (Cancer Cell. 2016;29:711-722). Although the medical […]
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The American Cancer Society (ACS) has issued a new guideline that addresses the long-term needs of survivors of head and neck cancer.
Individual frozen section reads are highly accurate, but negative intraoperative margins do not guarantee margin-negative resection
New immunotherapy improves overall survival and improves quality of life with fewer side effects in a treatment-resistant and rapidly progressing form of head and neck carcinoma, reports a large, randomized international trial.
High complication rates and a lack of proven best approaches suggest tailoring the approach to address the potential risks based on location and severity
TGDC cancer diagnosis compris- es a heterogeneous group that includes true TGDC cancer, pyramidal lobe primary, Delphian node metastasis, and indeterminate case