Focus on Head & Neck Cancer
Below are all the Focus articles related specifically to head and neck cancers. All Focus articles are also available.
Imagine aiming a radiation beam at a moving target like a lung, or a delicate area like a prostate. A new platform for our top-of-the-line linear accelerator makes these challenges easier and safer.
December 16, 2013
A new linear accelerator targets cancer with high doses of radiation while protecting surrounding tissue, but this new technology is only as good as the people who administer it. NCCC's radiation therapists apply sophisticated technical skills while connecting with patients.
August 26, 2013
Thyroid cancer is the third fastest rising cancer diagnosis in the United States. The number of thyroid cancer diagnoses has more than tripled in the last 30 years, but the number of people who have died from the disease remains the same. Is this "thyroid cancer epidemic" due to an increase in the disease or because insurance-covered screening detects small tumors that may never cause symptoms or harm?
August 19, 2013
June 03, 2013
February 11, 2013
People with smartphones seem to regularly check them throughout the day for email, text messages, and useful information like directions or restaurant menus. It can be like an ongoing conversation. Now one of those conversations could be a mobile health-counseling session that can help you quit smoking.
January 02, 2013