Merck immunotherapy appears effective in head and neck cancer – study

A Merck & Co drug that helps the immune system fight cancer was about twice as effective as the current standard therapy for patients with recurrent or advanced head and neck cancers, according to study data released on Friday.

Brazil: Lula treated for fatigue from chemotherapy

Brazil`s former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, remains in good health, but the radiation therapy has inflamed his throat.

5 risk factors for neck cancer identified

Developing a molecular fingerprint for head and neck cancer tumours could help improve diagnosis.

5 risk factors for neck cancer identified

Developing a molecular fingerprint for head and neck cancer tumours could help improve diagnosis.

Rare head and neck cancer linked to HPV

The increased incidence of a rare type of head and neck cancer is linked to HPV, or human papillomavirus, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Rare head and neck cancer linked to HPV

The increased incidence of a rare type of head and neck cancer is linked to HPV, or human papillomavirus, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.