Head and Neck Cancer
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
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
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
Young Survivors at Risk for HPV-Related Cancers
Study finds low vaccination rates among teen survivors.
by Kate Yandell
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
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
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