Archives: August 2016

  • Biomarker May Help Predict Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence

    August 25, 2016
    HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers are among the most common types of this disease. Affecting the tongue, tonsils, soft palate and pharynx, about 80 percent of these cancers are attributed to human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. Although often quite treatable, more than 25 percent of HPV-related cancers recur. In most cases, the recurrence happens within the first two years of initial treatment. Determining...read more
  • Invasive Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm May Respond to Adjuvant Therapy

    August 13, 2016
    Patients with a particular type of pancreatic cancer may benefit from adjuvant therapy, a new study has found. This type of pancreatic cancer has been shown to respond well to other interventions introduced after surgery while also presenting with less pain than more conventional pancreatic cancer. Invasive intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm is a tumor that grows in the pancreatic ducts...read more

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