Explore the latest in head and neck cancers, including advances in understanding epidemiology, risk factors, staging, and management.
An 80-year-old woman presented with an asymptomatic white patch affecting the tongue of 1 month’s duration; she had a 15-year history of oral lichen planus managed with treatment. What is your diagnosis?
This systematic review summarizes evidence on the effectiveness and safety of current cryotherapy methods to prevent hair, skin, and nail changes associated with chemotherapy.
This cohort study of 324 301 children and young adults in Fukushima, Japan, evaluates the number of detected thyroid cancers by age group within 5 years of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station accident and compares basic clinical characteristics and demographic patterns in first-round and second-round examinations.
This guideline recommendation by an expert group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer outlines recommendations for thyroid screening after nuclear events.
This cross-sectional study of patients with a diagnosis of larynx cancer characterizes the hospital volume-outcome association specifically for laryngectomy surgery and identifies a minimum hospital volume threshold associated with improved outcomes.
This cohort study examines the association between lymph node ratio and tumor recurrence and survival outcomes in patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.
This population-based study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database to analyze the typical clinical characteristics of mammary analog secretory carcinoma.
This population-level analysis of medical records from the Nationwide Readmissions Database evaluates risk factors, causes, and costs of hospital readmission after head and neck cancer surgery reconstruction.
This matched cohort study examines the association of the addition of celecoxib to the standard analgesia regimen with opioid use in patients after head and neck cancer surgery.
This cohort study assesses the baseline cognition of patients with oropharyngeal cancer using the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Toolbox Cognitive Battery instrument.
This cohort study explores whether a tumor-specific genetic signature exists for node-negative vs node-positive HPV 16–positive/p16-positive oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas.
This case series evaluates the oncologic outcomes of patients with acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid gland and the results of adjuvant therapy for those with close (≤1-mm) margins.
This cohort study investigates the association between positive initial margins and survival among patients with squamous cell carcinoma who underwent total laryngectomy and had negative final margins.
This case-matched cohort study investigates differences in psychosocial and quality of life outcomes between marijuana users and nonusers among patients with newly diagnosed head and neck cancer.
This cross-sectional survey study of oropharyngeal cancer survivors investigates the association of late lower cranial neuropathy with severity of cancer treatment–related symptoms and general functional impairment.
This population-based study uses data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database to examine the association of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with rates of insurance coverage and access to care among patients with head and neck squamous cell cancer.
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