Patients with higher intratumoral bacterial loads had significantly worse disease-free survival, distant metastasis-free survival, and overall survival.
Forty-six percent of patients who underwent thyroid-directed surgery had cancer; of these, 51 percent were asymptomatic.
Cancer-specific mortality for HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer higher among non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic men than White men.
Induction chemotherapy was associated with improvements in disease-free, failure-free, relapse-free, and progression-free survival.
Acupuncture was associated with improvements in symptoms and quality of life.
Rivoceranib produced responses whether or not patients had received prior treatment with a VEGFR TKI.
A prospective analysis sought to determine patients’ smoking status after treatment for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, compared with prior to diagnosis.
An analysis of studies in the literature sought to determine the financial burden patients with thyroid cancer incur from diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance.
The use of proton beam therapy (PBT) increased between 2004 and 2018, particularly for cancers in which the effectiveness of PBT is still under investigation.
A high neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio appears to be an independent predictor of outcomes for some patients with head and neck cancer.