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Waitress laid off after shaving head for cancer charity! (WTF?) by Matthew Z. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:56pm Stacey Fearnall, 36, tells the Owen Sound Sun Times that she raised nearly $2,700 after pledging to let someone chop off her long, red hair at a Cops for Cancer event. But when she returned to work three days later, the owners of Nathaniel's restaurant told her to take the summer off without pay. read more | digg story Read on »
Cervical cancer vaccine shows superior immune response in first head-to-head study by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:45pm GSK’s cervical cancer vaccine, Cervarix®, is superior to Gardasil® in generating a significantly greater antibody response at seven months in women aged 18-45 against the two main cancer causing human papillomavirus (HPV) subtypes 16 & 18.  These results, from the first of its kind, head-to-head study, will be presented at the 25th Internationa ... Read on »
Cancer centers collaborate to map the genome of head and neck cancer: by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 10:29pm Cancer centers collaborate to map the genome of head and neck cancer: NCI Cancer Center News Several major biomedical centers have collaborated to shine a light on head and neck squamous cell cancer. Their large-scale analysis has revealed a surprising new set of mutations involved in this disease. Click below for releases from th ... Read on »
HPV 16 Linked to Head and Neck Cancers in Study – Gardasil Vaccine Recommended by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 21 May 2009 10:42pm It seems that we are finding out more all the time about the human papillomavirus, HPV.  This certainly makes a case for thinking about the vaccination.  The numbers are a bit scary with 70% of the population will be infected.  Amazing that the research has lead to information that it could prevent head and neck cancers.  BD  (PhysOrg.com) ... Read on »
Improved prognosis for head and neck cancers by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 26 Jan 2012 5:17am A biomarker has been found that can detect the level of risk to a patient following the diagnosisThe process of determining which condition a patient may have. of a head or neck cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant part ... Read on »
Swallowing exercises proven to help patients with head and neck cancers by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 4:36am Patients who have received chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. can experience short-term improvement in their swallowing thro ... Read on »
Head and neck cancer lymphoedema treated with liposuction by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 15 Jun 2012 4:16am Patients with swelling in the neck known as a submental lymphoedemaA build-up of fluid in an area of the body due to a reduction in the drainage of lymphatic fluid, a fluid derived from the blood. following treatment for head and neck cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting ... Read on »
Radiation Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer May Produce Hearing Loss by Cancer.gov Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 12:00am Prostate Cancer Hormone Treatments May Raise Risk of Colorectal Cancer A large, retrospective population study suggests that prostate cancer treatments that lower male sex hormones may increase the risk of colorectal cancer . Men treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists or surgi ... Read on »
Delay in diagnosis of head and neck cancer by Mark Levin Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 5:25am Diagnosis and treatmetn of head and neck cancer is complex and requires co-ordination or providers and resources. Delays in diagnosis is not uncommon. In a Canadian study, median patient, professional and total delays were 4.5 weeks, 11.8 weeks and 22.5 weeks, respectively. Significantly longer delays were found among women(p < 0.01), non-sm ... Read on »
Speech, Swallowing Usually OK After Head & Neck Cancer Therapy by Medline Plus Posted Mon 20 Dec 2010 4:00pm Most patients had no lasting problems 3 years after chemoradiotherapy, study finds By Robert Preidt Monday, December 20, 2010 MONDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Most head and neck cancer patients can speak and swallow after undergoing combined chemotherapy and radiation treatment ... Read on »