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Alpha-tocopherol ( Vitamin-E ) supplementation produced unexpected adverse effects on the occurrence of second primary cancers and on cancer-free survival in patients with head and neck cancer, treate ...


TGFBR1*6A may represent a potential therapeutic target in cancer A relatively common cancer susceptibility gene appears to be frequently acquired in metastatic lesions from colorectal cancer, and g ...


A research showed that a small gene variation that increases the risk of inherited cancer can also arise during the development of spontaneous, or non-inherited, tumors. The findings, published in ...


Research has shown that being single, married or divorced can influence cancer survival, but a new study shows marital status appears to have no impact on the outcome for women with breast cancer who ...


Researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston found that the addition of Docetaxel ( Taxotere ) to an initial chemotherapy regimen for inoperable head and neck cancers reduces mortality by n ...


Researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center have documented a 25 percent increased risk of developing one of a number of cancers in first-degree relatives of lung cancer patien ...


Final results of a Phase II clinical trial of MAGE-A3 Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic ( ASCI ) in MAGE-A3 positive patients with stage IB or II non-small cell lung cancer ( NSCLC ), have sho ...


Patients treated for locally advanced head and neck cancer may respond better to treatment with the addition of Cetuximab ( Erbitux ) to chemotherapy, according to a phase II study. In the study, ...


Head and neck cancer patients with HPV-positive tumors tend to survive longer and are more responsive to treatment compared with patients with HPV-negative tumors. Human papillomavirus has been sh ...


A new study by Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine has shown that cancer patients take drugs to boost their red blood cells, called erythropoiesis-stimulating agents ( ESAs ), actual ...


Robot-assisted surgery appears feasible for treatment of selected head and neck cancers. Since the introduction of the surgical robot in 1999, robot-assisted cardiac, gynecologic and urologic procedur ...


Twice weekly acupuncture treatments relieve debilitating symptoms of xerostomia - severe dry mouth - among patients treated with radiation for head and neck cancer, researchers from The University of ...


Adding Cetuximab ( Erbitux ) to radiation therapy prolongs survival in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer compared with radiotherapy alone, and this improvement persists for up to 5 y ...


Results from a large retrospective study of the National Cancer Institute’s SEER database, have shown that patients with cancer who were married at the time of diagnosis live markedly longer compared ...


HPV initiated ( HPV+ ) squamous cell carcinoma of oropharynx ( SCCOP ) has a unique epidemiology, biology, and genetic profile compared to HPV- disease and is associated with excellent outcomes after ...