A new transvestibular endoscopic method for removing tumors at the base of skull features shorter operation and recovery periods, fewer complications, and no scars.
The often difficult task of detecting whether advanced squamous cell carcinoma in the oral cavity has invaded the mandible may be made easier with an MRI technique known as SWIFT.
An analysis published online by CMAJ charges that current guidelines for alcohol consumption are inadequate for cancer prevention and that new international guidelines are needed.
Presentations on emerging standards of care in radiotherapy from the Future of Radiation Medicine 2011 symposium are reviewed.
A small group of patients with recurrent or second primary head and neck cancer achieved long-term cure after undergoing concomitant chemotherapy with reirradiation.
Palliative treatments, death outside of the hospital, and involvement by a palliative care team all improve the end-of-life experience for persons with head and neck cancer.
A large study showed that people with AIDS are 6.9-fold more likely than the general population to develop stomach malignancies and 2.7 times more likely to have esophageal malignancies.