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
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
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.