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PLAY ALL Videos ASCO 2022 Head and Neck Cancer In this video series Dr. Kathryn Gold, Medical Oncologist specializing in lung, head, and neck cancers...

Dr. Rafeh Naqash, one of the participants in the GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on understanding clinical...

Dr. Rafeh Naqash, one of the participants in the GRACE Patient Education Ambassador Program, shares a fantastic video series on understanding clinical...

We are pleased to present this newest video series of updates from ASCO and ESMO 2020, with discussions on updates to head and neck cancer treatments...

We are pleased to present this newest video series of updates from ASCO and ESMO 2020, with discussions on updates to head and neck cancer treatments...

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El sexo es esa palabra que puede significar y sentirse de forma tan diferente dependiendo del contexto de nuestras vidas. Como jóvenes adolescentes...

From the Grace Archives | Originally Published April 22, 2012 | By Dr West | 12 Comments We know that there is a big difference between a lung (or...
From the Grace Archives | Originally Published October 26, 2011 | By Dr Harman | 14 Comments I consider GRACErs a very enlightened bunch regarding of...
From the Grace Archives | Originally Published May 30, 2011 | By Dr West | 3 Comments In my last post, I described a recent piece in the NEJM that...

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This is regarding french kissing for about 5 min. The woman had radiation for cervical cancer at 20, and a hysterectomy for reoccurance, recently at...

Hello, I'm writing on behalf of my 56-year-old uncle, who suffers from recurrent head and neck cancer. His cancer started at the base of the tongue...
Here's another end of year review of new data. Watch out, it's hopeful! "Debio/ Xevinapant Study Update What Have We Learned About Debio 1143...
Here's a new head and neck cancer video. Not only can't I say enough about how much I appreciate learning about new findings but they speak about the...
Here's a new head and neck cancer video. Not only can't I say enough about how much I appreciate learning about new findings but they speak about the...

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HPV transmission risk

This is regarding french kissing for about 5 min.

The woman had radiation for cervical cancer at 20, and a hysterectomy for reoccurance, recently at 35.
She said the cancer tested positive for all 13 high risk strains. The 15 year reoccurance tells me that she never cleared the virus. I have read that approximately 33% of women with cervical hpv, also have it orally.

I am now panicked that the chances of contracting oral hpv that may lead to head and neck cancer are astronomically high for me. My great grandmother died of throat cancer.

ASCO/ESMO 2020 - KEYNOTE 048 Study Update, What Have We Learned?

Here's a new head and neck cancer video.  Not only can't I say enough about how much I appreciate learning about new findings but they speak about the fact that they have different approaches to the same case description.  Just knowing that lets me know I need to discuss my goals and options for treatment when there isn't a clear direction. 

I joined GRACE as a caregiver for my husband who had a Pancoast tumor, NSCLC stage III in 2009. He had curative chemo/rads then it was believed he had a recurrence in the spine/oligometastasis that was radiated. He's 10 years out from treatment.

Project Zero Delay: Maybe There is Hope for the Clinical Trials Process After All!

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From the GRACE Archives - Originally Published August 26, 2009 | By Dr Pennell 

OK, I hope you all aren’t bored to tears by this topic by now, given two related posts in April and again earlier this month describing the “broken” clinical trials system and the challenges to performing clinical research in the current environment. However, I thought this would be a good follow up post to let all of you know that the laughably obstructionist policies in place that prevent timely processing of clinical trials are being recognized, and that something is being done to fix it.