Head & Neck Cancer: Recent Discoveries and New Clinical Trials

Cancers collectively known as head and neck cancers typically begin in cells that line the moist, mucosal surfaces inside the head and neck including the mouth, nose and throat. Read More

Cancers collectively known as head and neck cancers typically begin in cells that line the moist, mucosal surfaces inside the head and neck including the mouth, nose and throat. Head and neck cancers are further categorized by the area in which they begin. According to the National Cancer Institute, tobacco use, alcohol use and human papillomavirus infection are important risk factors for head and neck cancers. Read More

How Does HPV Affect Me? [INFOGRAPHIC]

HPV – short for human papillomavirus – is a group of more than 150 related viruses that live in certain cells found in the surface of the skin and in moist surfaces like the vagina, anus and cervix. Read More

HPV – short for human papillomavirus – is a group of more than 150 related viruses that live in certain cells found in the surface of the skin and in moist surfaces like the vagina, anus, cervix, vulva, head of the penis, mouth, throat, trachea, bronchi and lungs. Low-risk HPV types can cause genital warts and cellular changes that do not cause cancer. Read More

What is Cervical Cancer? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cancer of the cervix was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. Fortunately, an increase in screening and related research has helped reduce the death rate. Read More

Cancer of the cervix was once one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women. Fortunately, an increase in screening and related research has helped reduce the death rate by almost 70 percent. Check out the infographic below for more information on cervical cancer incidence, risk and screening based on research from experts at the OSUCCC – James. Read More