For patients diagnosed with human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal cancer, detection of HPV DNA in oral rinse samples after diagnosis may provide a useful biomarker to identify patients at increased risk of recurrence after treatment
Practice Focus » Head and Neck
When researchers used a patient navigation model in which all patients met with a nurse who coordinated their care, patients with head and neck cancer received definitive treatment recommendations within two weeks of presentation
Early diagnosis and management is critical for successful treatment in patients who present with neck masses as a sequela of malignancy
Patients who undergo mandibular fracture experience a significant amount of pain following surgery, but pain management protocols remain unclear
Higher quality larynx cancer care associated with reduced incidence of late airway and swallowing impairment, improved outcomes, lower costs
Research finds HRME useful as technique for margin control, platform for molecular imaging technologies
A team of physicians, veterinarians, and animal behaviorists at the University of California in Davis have been training a pair of dogs to identify the scent of cancer in humans.