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Treating Nasal Melanoma
You probably think of melanoma as a form of skin cancer - the worst kind. You're correct. But melanoma is also a rare type of cancer involving the nasal passage and nearby sinuses (sinonasal).
Boost Treatments For Head and Neck Cancers
Many head and neck cancers, including nasal, can't be operated on because of where they are located. Some are too close to the brain. That's why radiation therapy is often used to treat these cancers.
Effectively Treating Advanced Nasal Cancer
Treating advanced nasal cancers is a delicate business. Chemotherapy plus radiation therapy (chemoradiotherapy) is not recommended due to the risk of brain injury or blindness. But researchers found a regimen that looks to have merit.
FDA approves Erbitux to treat late-stage head and neck cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Erbitux ( cetuximab ) for use with chemotherapy to treat patients with late-stage (metastatic) head and neck cancer.
Radiant News about Head and Neck Cancer
For advanced head and neck cancers that have stopped responding to other therapies, there may be a new treatment option that uses something you leaned about in high school science class.
Gene Expression and Metastasis in Head and Neck Cancer
A study of 222 cases of oral or oropharyngeal cancer has yielded startling results about the role of gene expression in metastasis.