Head & Neck/Thyroid Cancers
U.S. cancer death rates drop for second year in a row
Mortality from cancer continues to decline in the United States, driven largely by major reductions in death rates from non–small cell lung cancer...
Risk of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer linked to number of oral sex partners
‘Contrary’ to wide belief, abscopal effect is rare in cancer
The abscopal effect, whereby tumors are reduced or eliminated even though they are situated outside the radiation field, was first described in...
Using telehealth to deliver palliative care to cancer patients
Dr. Alan Lyss discusses the use of telehealth for palliative cancer care, including results from the REACH PC trial.
One-month delay in cancer treatment linked to increase in mortality
The risk of death varied by treatment type.
Real-world results with checkpoint inhibitors found inferior to trial results
Data suggest real-world survival is worse than survival in clinical trials.
Lower BP and better tumor control with drug combo?
The scope of under- and overtreatment in older adults with cancer
Survey quantifies COVID-19’s impact on oncology
Oncologists detail how COVID-19 has impacted care, caregivers, continuing medical education, and clinical trials.
HPV-Mediated Head, Neck Cancers Predicted to Rise for Decades
Radiotherapy-cisplatin combo is boosting survival in certain patients, head and neck surgeon tells AVAHO Virtual Meeting...