Navigation Links
LSUHSC research finds HPV-related head & neck cancers rising, highest in middle-aged white men
Date:3/29/2012

nce for HPV-associated sites, while incidence declined for Non-Hispanic Blacks independent of HPV-association of site. The evidence from this large population-based study suggests that since the disease process for HPV-associated tumors is different, HPV tumor status should be incorporated into treatment decisions for head and neck cancer patients to improve prognosis and survival.

"With the introduction of the HPV vaccine, this study suggests that the vaccine can not only be used to help prevent cervical cancer, but head and neck cancer as well," adds Dr. Edward Peters, Associate Professor and Director of the Epidemiology Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health.

Head and neck cancer includes cancer in the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or larynx (voice box). According to the National Cancer Institute, head and neck cancers account for approximately 3 percent of all cancers in the United States. These cancers are nearly twice as common among men as they are among women. Head and neck cancers are also diagnosed more often among people over age 50 than they are among younger people. More than 52,000 men and women in this country were expected to be diagnosed with head and neck cancers last year.
'/>"/>

Contact: Leslie Capo
lcapo@lsuhsc.edu
504-568-4806
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. LSUHSCs Gee honored for improving health of women, children and families
2. LSUHSC conducts landmark study of mid, long-term health effects of oil exposure
3. LSUHSC reports first successful salivary stone removal with robotics
4. LSUHSC study IDs proteins regulating water retention in salt-sensitive hypertension
5. LSUHSC awarded $12 million for cancer, infectious diseases research & research pipeline
6. LSUHSC pediatric weight expert provides obesity trinity answers
7. LSUHSC awarded $2 million dollar grant to prevent pneumonia linked to immune deficiency
8. LSUHSC awarded $4 million to understand effect of THC on HIV
9. LSUHSC researcher finds surprising link between sugar in drinks and blood pressure
10. LSUHSC research increases understanding of drug metabolism
11. LSUHSC researcher finds first inherited prostate cancer genetic mutation in African-American men
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/6/2014)... 6, 2014 - Insilico Medicine, Inc, a Baltimore-based ... age related diseases announced a research collaboration with ... Champions Oncology, Inc (OTC: CSBR). , "There are ... medicine, but Champions Oncology,s TumorGraft technology is unique ... chemotherapy regimen experimentally generating vast amounts of valuable ...
(Date:11/5/2014)... de Janeiro, Brazil -Individuals show great diversity in their ... males and females greatly differ in their perceptual evaluation ... of smell tests. , Sex differences in ... behaviors and may be connected to one,s perception of ... emotions. Thus, women,s olfactory superiority has been suggested to ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... Temple University School of Medicine announced today that ... initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates ... Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and Vice Chair ... School of Medicine will pursue an innovative global ... Biomarkers to Assess Fetal Neurodevelopment.", Grand Challenges Explorations ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Insilico Medicine, Inc announces research collaboration with Champions Oncology, Inc 2The female nose always knows: Do women have more olfactory neurons? 2Temple University School of Medicine receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant 2
... have been identified as highly efficient generators of electricity. , ... high concentrations in the stratosphere orbiting the earth with the ... biofilm that has been engineered by a team of scientists ... from the Wear Estuary, Country Durham, UK, the team tested ...
... N.M Sandia National Laboratories researchers, using off-the-shelf ... on ways to improve amputees, control over prosthetics ... Organic materials chemist Shawn Dirk, robotics engineer Steve ... The goal is improved prosthetics with flexible nerve-to-nerve ...
... Researchers at The Pennsylvania State University College of ... integrity of the opioid growth factor receptor (OGFr), which ... on cell proliferation, is a key to understanding the ... of human ovarian cancer cells that were molecularly engineered ...
Cached Biology News:Superbugs from space offer new source of power 2Sandia seeks better neural control of prosthetics for amputees 2Sandia seeks better neural control of prosthetics for amputees 3Sandia seeks better neural control of prosthetics for amputees 4Sandia seeks better neural control of prosthetics for amputees 5A breakthrough in understanding the biology and treatment of ovarian cancer 2A breakthrough in understanding the biology and treatment of ovarian cancer 3
(Date:11/24/2014)... (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 The ... ” from METTLER TOLEDO demonstrates how to reduce ... Power analytics and sample panel design can be ... chemistry and protect against corrosion and deposition. Dedicated ... a significant amount of panel space. Additionally, installing ...
(Date:11/24/2014)... , November 24, 2014 Senior ... honored for dynamic leadership skills, business acumen ... and medical information products and services, congratulates Diane ... Clinical Reference and Workflow, Elsevier Clinical Solutions, for being ... Watching ® Awards issue of Profiles in ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... 21, 2014 Two new educational webinars hosted ... next for ALS research and how the pharmaceutical industry can ... Ice Bucket Challenge: Where Does the ALS Money Go? , ... December 2014, Time: 1:30pm ET, Register to attend ... Dr. Merit Cudkowicz, Julianne Dorn Professor of Neurology at Massachusetts ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... (PRWEB) November 21, 2014 Prominent ... investors will gather on December 3rd at Genetic ... Conferences series. GeneticRx will take place at the ... School and will discuss the present and future ... exon skipping, and gene editing—as well as the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:New Video Shows How to Simplify Cycle Chemistry Sample Panels to Save Time and Costs 2Elsevier Clinical Solutions' Diane Bartoli Featured In Profiles in Diversity Journal's 13th Annual Women Worth Watching Issue 2Elsevier Clinical Solutions' Diane Bartoli Featured In Profiles in Diversity Journal's 13th Annual Women Worth Watching Issue 3DrugDev Webinars in December to Explore What Comes Next for ALS Research and How We Can Make Life Easier for Clinical Sites 2Pioneering Academics and Key Industry Leaders to Discuss Rare Diseases and the Emergence of New Genetic Medicines at Genetic Rx on December 3rd 2
... March 7, 2012   Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ: ... biotechnology for therapy in diabetes, metabolic syndrome and ... services to food, supplement, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies ... candidates, SPX-106T, arrested development and reduced atherosclerotic plaque ...
... than 1,100 leaders from across California,s life sciences industry ... CALBIO2012: Driven by Patients on March 8-9. The conference ... through partnering and collaborative research. For the ... meeting for California,s life sciences companies. CALBIO2012: Driven by ...
... March 7, 2012  Today, Cobalt Technologies , ... the achievement of major progress toward commercial scale ... in cooperation with ANDRITZ , a globally ... the pulp and paper industry, tested its dilute ...
Cached Biology Technology:SPX-106T Arrests Development of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Mouse Model of Cardiovascular Disease 2SPX-106T Arrests Development of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Mouse Model of Cardiovascular Disease 3SPX-106T Arrests Development of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Mouse Model of Cardiovascular Disease 4First Statewide Biotech Meeting Focuses on Patient Access, Innovation 2Cobalt Technologies Hits Key Commercial Milestone with Pretreatment Process Demonstration 2Cobalt Technologies Hits Key Commercial Milestone with Pretreatment Process Demonstration 3
... 2 Detection System combines the indirect ... principle and Signets unique formulation of ... and reliablility. Signet reagents will achieve ... and automated protocols. ,Signets USA ...
Each bottle contains: Bromophenol Blue 0.25% w/v , Xylene Cyanol FF 0.25%, Glycerol solution 30% w/v...
Agarose Gel Loading Dye Mixture 6X...
...
Biology Products: