Tag: Head and neck cancer

Father of Five and Military Veteran Wins...

Fred Escobedo remembers feeling surprised when he was told he had throat cancer. After all, he seemed healthy, exercised regularly,...

April 27, 2021

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on Prevention,...

So-called “head and neck cancers” don’t involve the brain and spine, but everything else “above the collarbone” is covered by...

April 6, 2021

More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’ Immunotherapy,...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for...

April 22, 2019

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on Screenings,...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older...

April 16, 2019

Q&A: Oral, Head & Neck Cancer

Approximately 110,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, with men...

April 10, 2018

Jim Kelly’s Battle Spotlights Oral Cancer

Jim Kelly, the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former University of Miami football standout, announced Thursday that he will...

March 6, 2018

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