- Travel Distance and Trail outcomes. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;9/17/2003, Vol. 95 Issue 18, p139
Focuses on clinical studies of treatments of head and neck cancer by Lamount et al published in the September 17, 2003 issue of the 'Journal of the National Cancer Institute.' Indication that patients who travel out of their neighborhoods to receive medical care at specialized centers may have...
- Functional outcomes and rehabilitation strategies in patients treated with chemoradiotherapy for advanced head and neck cancer: a systematic review. Molen, Lisette; Rossum, Maya; Burkhead, Lori; Smeele, Ludi; Hilgers, Frans // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Jun2009, Vol. 266 Issue 6, p901
A correction to the article "Functional Outcomes and Rehabilitation Strategies in Patients Treated with Chemoradiotherapy for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Review" that was published in the October 23, 2008 issue is presented.
- Arginine Beneficial for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer. Gaby, Allan R. // Townsend Letter;Jul2011, Issue 336, p38
The article discusses the study "Perioperative arginine-supplemental nutrition in malnourished patients with head and neck cancer improves long-term survival," by N. Buijs and colleagues, published in a 2010 issue of the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition," about the role of arginine in...
- Clinical challenges in the implementation of a tomotherapy service for head and neck cancer patients in a regional UK radiotherapy centre. Chatterjee, S.; Mott, J. H.; Smyth, G.; Dickson, S.; Dobrowsky, W.; Kelly, C. G. // British Journal of Radiology;Apr2011, Vol. 84 Issue 1000, p358
Objective: Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) is increasingly being used to treat head and neck cancer cases. Methods: We discuss the clinical challenges associated with the setting up of an image guided intensity modulated radiotherapy service for a subset of head and neck cancer patients,...
- Consensus-based nutritional recommendations for patients with head-and-neck cancer. Isenring, E. // Current Oncology;Aug2011, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p165
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on the topic related to prophylactic tube feeding to patients with head-and-neck cancer undergoing combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
- Sequence-dependent effects of ZD I839 ('Iressa') in combination with cytotoxic treatment in human head and neck cancer. Magne, N.; Fischel, J.L.; Dubreuil, A.; Formento, P.; Marcie, S.; Lagrange, J.-L.; Milano, G. // British Journal of Cancer;3/4/2002, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p819
Elevated levels of epidermal growth factor receptor in head and neck cancer have been extensively reported and are correlated with poor prognosis. The combination of cisptatin and 5-fluorouracil is a standard treatment regimen for head and neck cancer, with radiation representing another...
- A physician as a cancer of the neck patient: getting irradiated. Brook, Itzhak // Supportive Care in Cancer;Jul2011, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p1061
This manuscript presents my personal experiences as a physician undergoing radiation therapy for throat cancer. I describe the physical and emotional effects of the radiation treatment and how I coped with them. The side effects that emerged during of the radiation treatment included: fatigue,...
- Dacryocystorhinostomy may improve nasolacrimal duct obstruction after radiation. // Hem/Onc Today;9/10/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 17, p48
The article discusses study results that indicate that dacryocystorhinostomy proved effective in allaying the symptoms of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in patients treated with high-dose radiation therapy for head and neck cancers.
- Psychosocial services underutilized by those with head and neck cancers. // Hem/Onc Today;10/10/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p5
The article reveals that research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) found that mental health services are severely underutilized in among head and neck cancer patients after radio therapy.