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Weekly Wednesday 13 February 2019

This week our weekly news looks at the term we  consider the term “Cancer Survivor”, we think about making healthcare more like Amazon, consider how suicide and head and neck cancer, and meet a boy driven by his father’s legacy.


How to make healthcare more like Amazon? It comes down to data and payer-provider collaboration…

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Weekly Wednesday 23 January 2019

Here are three new articles from the latest Head and Neck Cancer News.

Firstly, a clear explanation of the roles of various doctors in your treatment, care and support.  An article on the problem of conflicts of interest for medical professionals. Finally, a important video about the need to listen in a crisis.

I’m having surgery in a public hospital. Will a junior doctor operate on me?…

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Weekly Wednesday 14 November 2018

Guideline recommending removal of half the thyroid gland benefits thyroid cancer patients

BOSTON: Thyroid cancer is the most rapidly increasing cancer in the United States, with around 63,000 new cases diagnosed annually and more than 600,000 Americans living with a previous diagnosis, the American Cancer Society reports.*…

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HPV blood test shows promise for tracking head and neck cancer after treatment

CHAPEL HILL - A new blood test developed by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers shows promise for tracking HPV-linked head and neck cancer patients to ensure they remain cancer-free after treatment.

Researchers will present…

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