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Opdivo® Improves Survival in Head and Neck Cancer (May 25, 2016)

Results from a recent large trial indicate that treatment with the immunotherapy agent, Opdivo (nivolumab), nearly doubles the survival rate at one year in the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer.... Continue Reading

Another Reason to Break the Habit: Smoking Alters Bacterial Balance in Mouth (April 12, 2016)

Smoking drastically alters the oral microbiome, the mix of roughly 600 bacterial species that live in people’s mouths. This is the finding of a study led by NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura... Continue Reading

Tony Corrente, NFL Referee and Throat Cancer Survivor, Urges Public to Attend Free Local Screenings During Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week® (April 10, 2016)

Medical and dental centers throughout U.S. will take part in 19th annual OHANCAW®, April 10-16 NEW YORK, NY, March 29, 2016 – Tony Corrente, National Football League (NFL) referee and a throat cancer... Continue Reading

Spring into Action: Help Share Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 10-16 (April 4, 2016)

As the month of April brings oral, head, and neck cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment... Continue Reading

NLN Update on the Lymphedema Treatment Act (March 16, 2016)

Updated March 2016 2016 may well be the year that Congress votes to approve the Lymphedema Treatment Act, which provides a Medicare benefit category for essential compression garments and supplies needed... Continue Reading

Better Outcomes in Oral Cancer with Surgery to Remove Lymph Nodes in Neck before Cancer Spreads (June 30, 2015)

In early squamous-cell oral cancer, surgery to remove lymph nodes in the neck before cancer spreads may result in better outcomes. These findings were presented at 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society... Continue Reading

Keytruda® Promising in Advanced Head and Neck Cancer (June 8, 2015)

The immunotherapy Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) appears active in the treatment of advanced squamous cell head and neck cancer. These findings were presented at 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society... Continue Reading

National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (April 8, 2015)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of head and neck cancer educational programs for national head and neck cancer awareness month. As the month of... Continue Reading

Medical and dental centers throughout U.S. will take part in 18th annual OHANCAW®, April 12-18 (April 2, 2015)

NEW YORK, NY, march 24, 2015 – Donnie Walsh, former President of the Indiana Pacers and New York Knicks and an oral cancer survivor, is urging Americans to get screened for cancer during the 18th annual... Continue Reading

Lymphoseek® Results from Phase 3 Clinical Trial in Oral Cavity Cancer of the Head and Neck (March 4, 2015)

CancerConnect News: Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:  NAVB), recently announced the peer-reviewed publication of results from a Phase 3 clinical trial of Lymphoseek® (technetium 99m tilmanocept)... Continue Reading

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Opdivo® Improves Survival in Head and Neck Cancer (May 25, 2016)

Results from a recent large trial indicate that treatment with the immunotherapy agent, Opdivo (nivolumab), nearly doubles the survival rate at one year in the treatment of advanced head and neck cancer. These results prompted the United States Food and... Continue Reading

Another Reason to Break the Habit: Smoking Alters Bacterial Balance in Mouth (April 12, 2016)

Smoking drastically alters the oral microbiome, the mix of roughly 600 bacterial species that live in people’s mouths. This is the finding of a study led by NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, published online... Continue Reading

Spring into Action: Help Share Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, April 10-16 (April 4, 2016)

As the month of April brings oral, head, and neck cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options, and resources that offer updated head... Continue Reading

Better Outcomes in Oral Cancer with Surgery to Remove Lymph Nodes in Neck before Cancer Spreads (June 30, 2015)

In early squamous-cell oral cancer, surgery to remove lymph nodes in the neck before cancer spreads may result in better outcomes. These findings were presented at 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (May 29–June 2, Chicago,... Continue Reading

National Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (April 8, 2015)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of head and neck cancer educational programs for national head and neck cancer awareness month. As the month of April brings head and neck cancer into focus, it’s... Continue Reading

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