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01-03-2019 | Oncology | News | Article

Sex disparity identified for hyperprogressive disease after immunotherapy

Women may be at greater risk than men for experiencing hyperprogression as a response to cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors, say researchers.

24-10-2018 | Head and neck cancer | Video

De-ESCALaTE HPV results revealed

Hisham Mehanna describes the results of the De-ESCALaTE HPV  trial comparing cetuximab versus cisplatin for the treatment of low-risk oropharyngeal cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy (5:43).

24-10-2018 | Head and neck cancer | Video

KEYNOTE-048: Phase III study of first-line pembrolizumab for recurrent/metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Barbara Burtness talks through the results of the KEYNOTE-048 trial comparing pembrolizumab alone or with chemotherapy versus the EXTREME regimen for patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer (5:10).

05-10-2018 | Oncology | News | Article

HPV-16 vaccine may boost nivolumab efficacy in HPV-16–positive cancer

The efficacy of programmed cell death protein 1 inhibition with nivolumab may be amplified by vaccination against human papillomavirus-16 in patients with incurable HPV-16–positive cancer, phase II study data suggest.

02-06-2018 | Head and neck cancer | News | Article

Disparity by sex may exist for head and neck cancer treatment, outcomes in USA

Women with head and neck cancer may be undertreated relative to their male counterparts, suggests research presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting 2018.

15-05-2018 | Head and neck cancer | News | Article

HPV positivity may improve survival in some nonoropharyngeal head and neck cancers

Human papillomavirus positivity is associated with improved survival in patients with head and neck cancer at four of six subsites in the upper aerodigestive tract, US study findings indicate.

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