fbpx

Search Results for: Head and Neck Cancer

Short-term Fasting Enhances Breast Cancer Chemotherapy, QOL

“…periodic fasting or fasting-mimicking diet techniques (short-term fasting) could become a tool in the arsenal to fight a variety of cancers.” At the outset, I must state that this blog

Continue reading

Glottic, Laryngeal Cancer-Preservation of the Larynx Improves QOL

“A retrospective review of patients with laryngeal cancer using SEER-Medicare data demonstrated that chemoradiation was 4-fold more likely to be used in patients with advanced laryngeal cancer; however,

Continue reading

Managing Brain Damage in Head/Neck Cancer

In a pilot study of the association, Razak and colleagues found that nine of 10 survivors of head/neck cancer had deficits in various aspects of neurocognitive function two years after treatment…” When my

Continue reading

Less is more in Node-Negative Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Pooled analysis of four retrospective studies showed no significant difference in nodal recurrence in node-negative nasopharyngeal cancer, whether in-field or out-of-field recurrence. There was also no

Continue reading

Jaw Complications From Head/Neck Cancer Treatment More Common Than Thought

“An analysis of Medicare data for more than 1,800 head/neck cancer patients suggests that jaw complications following radiation treatment may be more common than recognized” It is a fact that

Continue reading

Diagnostic test predicts outcome in head/neck cancer

Despite recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of head/neck cancer, there has been little evidence of improvement in 5-year survival rates over the last few decades… Most head/neck cancer

Continue reading

HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Cancer- AHCC

HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer now dominates the head and neck oncology landscape, and its escalating incidence is impacting on diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic practices Human papillomavirus

Continue reading

Treat HPV Naturally Before Cancer Strikes

“Patients who learn that they have HPV … are understandably frustrated because all we can do is monitor them for the abnormal changes associated with cancer. What we need is a safe, effective treatment

Continue reading

Curcumin Enhances Chemotherapy in Head-Neck Cancer-

When researchers added a curcumin-based compound to head and neck cancer cell lines, they were able to cut the dose of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin by four while still killing tumor cells equally as

Continue reading

Widespread Flaws Found in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

“Most women with ovarian cancer receive inadequate care and miss out on treatments that could add a year or more to their lives, a new study has found…” The article linked and excerpted

Continue reading