Items Tagged ‘General Head and Neck Cancer’

October 28, 2008

Periodic CT Detects Pulmonary Metastases among Head and Neck Cancer Patients

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Periodic CT Detects Pulmonary Metastases among Head and Neck Cancer Patients Among patients with head and neck cancer who are at a high risk for metastases, periodic computed tomography (CT) scans can be highly effective for detecting pulmonary metastases. Head and neck cancers originate in the oral cavity (lip, mouth, tongue), salivary glands, paranasal sinuses, […]

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October 3, 2008

Proteins in Saliva May Detect Oral Cancer

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Proteins in Saliva May Detect Oral Cancer Proteins that can be detected within saliva may be effective in identifying the presence of oral cancer. These results were recently published in Clinical Cancer Research. Oral cancer refers to cancer that originates anywhere in the mouth, such as the tongue, lips, gums, roof or floor of the […]

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