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Head and Neck Cancer Outcomes a Mixed Bag
Date:3/18/2008

he journal Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery.

By treating depression and emphasizing the negative effects of smoking, physicians may be able to improve head and neck cancer patients' quality of life, the study authors suggested.

Each year in the United States, more than 40,000 people are diagnosed with head and neck cancer, according to background information in the study.

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The National Cancer Institute has more about head and neck cancer.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: JAMA/Archives journals, news release, March 17, 2008


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