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Tag: Head and Neck Cancer

In the realm of cancer, specifically breast cancer, lymphedema is rarely discussed. Nonetheless, lymphedema of the arm is one of the most common and underestimated side effects of breast cancer treatment. It is quantitatively known to negatively affect the quality of life in breast cancer survivors. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. Conventional medicine will have you believe […]

Immunotherapy is a broad category of anti-cancer therapies that uses the body’s immune system to fight cancer cells. The immune system — made up largely of the lymph nodes — rids the body of viruses, bacteria or fungi, while white blood cells such as T cells fight infection and cancer. Immunotherapy has been part of […]

Common cancers Bladder Cancer Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer Kidney Cancer Lung Cancer Lymphoma Melanoma Pancreatic Cancer Prostate Cancer Thyroid Cancer Uterine Cancer AAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)AdenocarcinomaAdrenocortical CarcinomaAIDS-Related LymphomaAnal CancerAppendix Cancer — see Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors BBasal Cell Carcinoma — see Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma)Bile Duct Cancer, ExtrahepaticBladder CancerBone Cancer […]

There are many different kinds of head and neck cancer, including skin, thyroid, and salivary cancers. The most common type of head and neck cancer is squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCCA). It generally starts in the epithelial lining of the upper aerodigestive tract, including the mouth, throat, and larynx. Three to five percent of all cancers in […]