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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

Long term Follow up Confirms Success of MGH-developed Laser Treatment for Vocal-cord Cancer (December 19, 2014)

More than three years after pulsed-KTP laser treatment, 96 percent of patients with early vocal-cord tumors are cancer-free. The first long-term study of a pioneering endoscopic laser treatment for early... Continue Reading

OMNI-Connect Gets National Recognition as Valuable Social Media Solution in Medicine (August 13, 2014)

Fort Worth TX/Sun Valley ID – OMNI Health Media announces national recognition of its online support communities, TheGIConnection,TheRAConnection, and Cancer Connect, as valuable resources for... Continue Reading

USPSTF Issues Final Recommendation on Oral Cancer Screening (December 18, 2013)

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released its final recommendation regarding screening for oral cancer. The task force issued an “I” statement, which means there is not enough evidence... Continue Reading

Marriage May Have a Protective Effect for Cancer Patients (December 17, 2013)

Social support may have a significant impact on cancer detection, treatment, and survival, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study showed that married... Continue Reading

Swallowing Exercises and Oral Nutrition Are Critical During Treatment for Oral Cancer (October 7, 2013)

Patients with oral cancers who receive oral nutrition and practice swallowing exercises throughout their treatment are able to maintain a significantly better long-term diet, according to the results of... Continue Reading

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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

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 Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week®... Continue Reading

Long term Follow up Confirms Success of MGH-developed Laser Treatment for Vocal-cord Cancer (December 19, 2014)

More than three years after pulsed-KTP laser treatment, 96 percent of patients with early vocal-cord tumors are cancer-free. The first long-term study of a pioneering endoscopic laser treatment for early vocal-cord cancer,  developed at Massachusetts... Continue Reading

USPSTF Issues Final Recommendation on Oral Cancer Screening (December 18, 2013)

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has released its final recommendation regarding screening for oral cancer. The task force issued an “I” statement, which means there is not enough evidence to make a definitive recommendation for or... Continue Reading

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