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 […]
Articles tagged with "head and neck"
There is a growing body of evidence supporting the equivalence of endoscopic and open surgical approaches in terms of tumor recurrence
High complication rates and a lack of proven best approaches suggest tailoring the approach to address the potential risks based on location and severity
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy continues to be employed for treatment of all stages of ORN despite its lack of proven efficacy
Head and neck oncologists continue to struggle with understanding the etiology of second primary squamous cancer
How sensitive is single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) in sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) for cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck?
What is the discrepancy rate between FS and permanent section analysis of operative margins from high-risk cutaneous SSC of the head and neck?
Study finds genetic alterations act together to produce more aggressive tumors in head and neck cancers.