Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

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Added 3 months ago Drug news

NICE does not recommend Opdivo (nivolumab) as a cost effective treatment for head and neck cancer.- BMS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in draft guidance considered that clinical data shows Opdivo (nivolumab) from...

Added 7 months ago Drug news

FDA lifts partial hold on trials for durvalumab for treatment of head and neck cancer.-AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca has announced that the FDA has lifted the partial clinical hold on the enrollment of new patients with head...

Added 8 months ago Drug news

AstraZeneca drops plans to file durvalumab for treatment of head and neck cancers.

AstraZeneca has announced with its Q3 financials, that it was dropping plans to gain an early regulatory review for its...

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Guidelines

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in young people (aged 16 and over) and...

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Nasopharyngeal cancer: EHNS – ESMO – ESTRO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

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Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: EHNS–ESMO–ESTRO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best...

Added 7 years ago

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Journal articles

Immunotherapy for nasopharyngeal cancer-a review.

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is associated with the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and characterized by peritumoral immune infiltrate.

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Inhaled corticosteroid use and risks of lung cancer and laryngeal cancer

Background:Chronic inflammation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of several cancers, including lung and laryngeal cancer. The objective of the...

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High sex determining region Y-box 2 expression is a negative predictor of occult lymph node metastasis in early squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity

Background: The transcription factor sex determining region Y (SRY)-box 2 (SOX2) (3q26.3–q27) has been recently identified as a recurrently activated...

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Fiona Holland

Fiona worked in the fitness and wellness industry in the US for 13 years, supporting behaviour change in a variety of settings. Fiona’s research interests lie broadly within health and wellbeing. She is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies in the areas of body image ... Read more

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

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Mouth cancer: recognising it and referring early

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