Cancer Types

Head and Neck Cancer

  • Survivor Profile

    A Voice at Risk

    Rob Paulsen has voiced hundreds of animated characters, but as he prepared to return to a beloved role, cancer threatened his livelihood.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Q&A

    Ethics in Practice

    Rebecca Dresser explores the history and burdens of clinical trials through the lens of a cancer survivor and medical ethicist.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Healthy Habits

    Carb Connection

    Could consuming fewer simple carbohydrates lead to better cancer outcomes?

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Coping With Head and Neck Cancer

    Patients with head and neck cancer often face physical, social and emotional issues that can add to existing mental health problems or give rise to new ones.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Forward Look

    Young Survivors at Risk for HPV-Related Cancers

    Study finds low vaccination rates among teen survivors.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Going Off-Label

    Physicians are legally permitted to prescribe drugs approved for one purpose to be used for another, a practice called off-label prescribing. The rise of targeted therapies and immunotherapies is creating new challenges for navigating off-label options.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Forward Look

    Radiation Appointments Are Numerous, And Necessary

    New study shows impact of missed treatments.

    by Marilyn Fenichel

  • Yesterday & Today

    Everybody’s Little Buddy

    Bob Denver's portrayal of a bumbling first mate on Gilligan's Island helped make the TV sitcom a pop culture icon. Decades after the show aired, Denver was diagnosed with an uncommon variety of throat cancer.

    by Jocelyn Selim

  • Q&A

    Facing the Critics

    Roger Ebert finds peace with his appearance following disfiguring cancer surgery.

    by Ronni Gordon

  • The HPV Cancer Connection: Take 2

    New insights about HPV's role in multiple cancers are rapidly expanding, as are thoughts about who should be vaccinated against the virus, and why.

    by Alanna Kennedy-Gorman