Clinical and economic burden of head and neck cancer: a nationwide retrospective cohort study from France

Source: ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research - Category: Health Management Tags: ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research Source Type: research

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AbstractPurpose of ReviewTo review the latest information about the interactions between cancer and cerebrovascular disease.Recent FindingsAdditional data support the finding that both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke are important complications of cancer or its treatment. Reperfusion therapy is being given successfully to patients with stroke complicating cancer.SummaryHemorrhagic stroke may occur with metastatic disease to the brain, coagulopathies from cancer, in particular leukemia, or as complications of chemotherapy. Ischemic stroke also may be a complication of metastatic disease with local invasion of vessels, a pro...
Source: Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
In conclusion, ieTILs and strTILs were non-redundant biomarkers in HNSCC and should be evaluated separately. The identified prognostic markers should be evaluated for predictivity in ICB-treated patients.
Source: Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Condition:   Head and Neck Cancer Intervention:   Drug: TAK-981 Sponsors:   Presage Biosciences;   Takeda Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusion Improvement of QOL of patients with head and neck cancer is a long process, which is associated with the clinical and demographic characteristics of patients. Implications for Practice Focusing nursing practice on shoulder and neck function rehabilitation, incision care, and pain management could positively affect QOL among patients with head and neck cancer treated by surgery.
Source: Cancer Nursing - Category: Nursing Tags: ARTICLES Source Type: research
We present a unique case with next generation sequencing dat...
Source: BMC Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Conclusion Treatment of CIED-patients with protons and carbon ions applied with active raster scanning technique was safe without any incidents in our single center experience. Monitoring after almost every fraction provided systematic and extensive data. Further investigations are necessary in order to form reliable guidelines, which should consider different modes of beam application, as active scanning supposedly provides a greater level of safety from malfunctions for patients with CIED undergoing particle irradiation.
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionProgrammed cell death ‐1 inhibitors prolonged OS in comparison with standard‐of‐care therapy in recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer patients. Human papillomavirus positive patients were superior to HPV negative patients in the treatment of PD‐1/PD‐L1 inhibitors. More phase III randomized controlled tri als are warranted to confirm our findings.
Source: Cancer Medicine - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL RESEARCH Source Type: research
Abstract: Synovial sarcoma (SS) is a high-grade soft-tissue sarcoma occurring predominantly in older children and young adults. Only approximately 7% occur in the head and neck region, with SS representing less than 0.1% of all head and neck cancers. Orbital location is exceedingly rare with only 8 cases reported so far in the literature. It is noted for its propensity for late local recurrences and metastases. Histologically, SS is monophasic, biphasic, or poorly differentiated and harbors a specific chromosomal translocation t(X;18)(p11.2;q11.2) in>95% of cases. In this article, we describe a case of monophasic SS p...
Source: The American Journal of Dermatopathology - Category: Pathology Tags: Brief Report Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine what proportion of the subsequent excisions were histologically clear, with no residual tumor cells.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 August 2019Source: Journal of Evidence Based Dental PracticeAuthor(s): Analia Veitz-Keenan, Thamar Delia Silvestre Calle, Marco Bergamini
Source: Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
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