News tagged ‘HeadNeckCancers’ clear
- Fifteen years ago, the typical throat cancer patient was an elderly man who drank and smoked heavily. Dr. Robert Haddad of Dana-Farber said this is changing, as he sees men and women in their 40s and 50s who've never smoked and rarely drink, but are infected with one of two strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV).
- Dr. Robert I. Haddad comments on the link between HPV viruses and growth in oral cancers. He says he sees two patients a week for HPV-related head and neck cancer.
Tags: BasicResearch, OralCancer, HeadNeckCancers
- Dr. Robert Haddad talked on WBUR's CommonHealth show about the link between the HPV virus and throat cancers and the increased incidence of throat cancers caused by HPV over the past 10 years.
Tags: OralCancer, HeadNeckCancers