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ALLMedicine™ Oropharyngeal Cancer Center

Research & Reviews  183 results

Performance of Oral HPV DNA, Oral HPV mRNA, and Circulating Tumor HPV DNA in the Detect...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.33798
International Journal of Cancer; Tanaka H, Suzuki M et. al.

Sep 7th, 2021 - A biomarker that is useful for the detection of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) and cancer of unknown primary (CUP) is indispensable. We evaluated the diagnostic performance of HPV DNA and mRNA in oral gargle samples ...

Radiation Treatment Deintensification for HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semradonc.2021.02.010
Seminars in Radiation Oncology; Dagan R, Galloway TJ

Aug 31st, 2021 - Human papillomavirus-associated oropharyngeal cancer (HPV-OPC) is a distinct clinical entity with a favorable prognosis compared with non-HPV-OPC. Surgery and radiotherapy (RT) result in adverse effects, and negative quality of life or functional ...

Advances in Imaging for HPV-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer: Applications to Radiation Onc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semradonc.2021.05.001
Seminars in Radiation Oncology; Salzillo TC, Taku N et. al.

Aug 31st, 2021 - While there has been an overall decline of tobacco and alcohol-related head and neck cancer in recent decades, there has been an increased incidence of HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer (OPC). Recent research studies and clinical trials have rev...

Optimizing oropharyngeal cancer management by using proton beam therapy: trends of cost...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8380358
BMC Cancer; Li G, Xia YF et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2021 - Proton beam therapy (PBT) is a new-emerging cancer treatment in China but its treatment costs are high and not yet covered by Chinese public medical insurance. The advanced form of PBT, intensity-modulated proton radiation therapy (IMPT), has been...

Determinants of patient-reported xerostomia among long-term oropharyngeal cancer surviv...
https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.33849
Cancer Aggarwal P, Hutcheson KA et. al.

Aug 7th, 2021 - This study was conducted to identify clinicodemographic risk factors for xerostomia among long-term oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) survivors. This cross-sectional study included 906 disease-free, adult OPC survivors with a median survival duration at ...

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News  7 results

ASCO: Deintensified treatment in p16+ oropharyngeal cancer needs evaluation
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/200108/head-neck-cancers/asco-deintensified-treatment-p16-oropharyngeal?channel=39313
Caleb Rans

May 2nd, 2019 - Treatment deintensification for patients with p16+ oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) should occur only in the context of a clinical trial, according to a provisional clinical opinion released by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). “The hypo.

Risk for HPV-Related Throat Cancer Is 'Reassuringly' Low
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/887728

Oct 27th, 2017 - The risk of developing oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) related to oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is very low in the general population and even in people with specific behavioral risk factors, a new study suggests. "Oropharyngeal cancer has ...

Risk for HPV-Related Throat Cancer Is 'Reassuringly' Low
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/887728

Oct 27th, 2017 - The risk of developing oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) related to oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is very low in the general population and even in people with specific behavioral risk factors, a new study suggests. "Oropharyngeal cancer has ...

HPV Persistence Predicts Poor Prognosis in Head/Neck Cancer
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/848854

Jul 30th, 2015 - Among patients with human papillomavirus–positive oropharyngeal cancer (HPV-OPC), persistence of HPV following treatment is associated with a poorer prognosis. Results of a new study show that the persistence of HPV16 DNA, detected in oral rinses ...

Oropharyngeal Cancer Increasing Rapidly Worldwide
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/815036

Nov 26th, 2013 - The incidence of oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) has significantly increased during the past 2 decades, and almost exclusively in economically developed nations. This trend underscores the potential role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in this increasing...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →