close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Head cancer

Oral intimation ups men's risk of head and neck cancer

The researchers analysed data from 13,089 people, aged 20-69, taking part in the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) who had been tested for oral HPV infection.

Oct 22, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Nine in 10 cancers caused by lifestyle, not genes: Study

Smoking, drinking, sun and air pollution may account for up to nine out of 10 cancers, a new study has claimed.

Dec 17, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

'Head and neck cancer most common among Indian men'

The 'Head and Neck cancer' is among the top most cancers affecting Indian men and the third most common ailment among women, a study by Indian Council of Medical Research has found.

Jul 26, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

Secrets of red wine's success against cancer revealed

In a new study, scientists have explained how the resveratrol found in red wine helps in preventing head and neck cancer.

Dec 04, 2014, 10:41 AM IST

Researchers discover seven new genes for head, neck cancers

Researchers claimed to have discovered seven new tumour-suppressor genes for head and neck cancers whose role was previously unknown.

Feb 17, 2014, 13:39 PM IST

New radiation therapy boon for head, neck cancer patients

An advanced radiation therapy can improve outcomes in head and neck cancer patients, shows research.

Jan 13, 2014, 19:06 PM IST

Bitter melon could help fight head, neck cancer

An Indian-origin scientist has claimed that bitter melon extract may have therapeutic qualities that are needed to treat head and neck cancer.

Nov 19, 2013, 11:46 AM IST

Tobacco responsible for rise in head, neck cancer cases: GCRI

An estimated 35 percent of the 45,000 new cancer cases registered in Gujarat every year are that of the head and neck due to high tobacco consumption.

Jun 03, 2013, 10:48 AM IST

Herpes virus can treat head and neck cancer

With the help of genetically engineered herpes virus doctors were able to successfully cure patients.

Aug 02, 2010, 12:25 PM IST

Herpes virus can treat head and neck cancer

With the help of genetically engineered herpes virus doctors were able to successfully cure patients.

Aug 02, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Sex virus blamed for rise in head and neck cancers

The number of head and neck cancers linked to a virus spread by oral sex is rising rapidly and suggests boys as well as girls should be offered protection through vaccination, doctors said Friday.

Mar 27, 2010, 10:25 AM IST