Education Matters for Cancer Prevention

As the U.S. government continues its work to curb the numbers associated with cancer through its Cancer Moonshot initiative, those actively involved in the undertaking are stressing the need for a greater focus on education meant to promote prevention. The Blue Ribbon Panel associated with the moonshot recently pointed out that many cancers are largely […]

Biomarker May Help Predict Oropharyngeal Cancer Recurrence

HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers are among the most common types of this disease. Affecting the tongue, tonsils, soft palate and pharynx, about 80 percent of these cancers are attributed to human papillomavirus (HPV) infections. Although often quite treatable, more than 25 percent of HPV-related cancers recur. In most cases, the recurrence happens within the first two […]