Facial Cancer

Common Name(s)

Facial Cancer, Cancer, Facial

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Facial Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation

The Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation (ACCRF) supports research into adenoid cystic carcinoma that will accelerate the development of improved therapies and a cure for the disease.

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Facial Cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation

The Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation (ACCRF) supports research into adenoid cystic carcinoma that will accelerate the development of improved therapies and a cure for the disease.

http://www.accrf.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Stupid Cancer

Founded by and for young adult survivors, the I'm Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation (i[2]y), is the nation's leading grassroots advocate for the next generation of cancer survivors and their caregivers in their late teens, 20s and 30s. A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website, we have helped bring the cause of 'young adult cancer' to the national spotlight and rallied a brand new generation of activists to give voice to our forgotten population. Our mission is to empower young adults affected by cancer.

http://stupidcancer.org

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Facial Cancer" returned 9 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Facial fibrofolliculomas as indicator for renal cell cancer.
 

Author(s): Paul C Johannesma, Theo M Starink, R Jeroen A Van Moorselaar, Pieter E Postmus

Journal: Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol.. 2014 Jun;44(6):609-10.

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2014

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Impact of removing mastoid process for advanced parotid cancer on facial nerve identification, preservation and reconstruction.
 

Author(s): Junkichi Yokoyama, Shinichi Ooba, Mitsuhisa Fujimaki, Takashi Anzai, Masataka Kojima, Katsuhisa Ikeda

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Advanced parotid cancers more than 4 cm are firmly fixed around the main trunk of the facial nerve that can be hardly detected in narrow working space between mastoid process and parotid cancer. Even though facial nerve was preserved, facial nerve stretching during surgery has significantly ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2014

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Dystonia, facial dysmorphism, intellectual disability and breast cancer associated with a chromosome 13q34 duplication and overexpression of TFDP1: case report.
 

Author(s): Mariana Moscovich, Mark S LeDoux, Jianfeng Xiao, Garrett L Rampon, Satya R Vemula, Ramon L Rodriguez, Kelly D Foote, Michael S Okun

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Dystonia is a movement disorder characterized by involuntary sustained muscle contractions causing twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. Some cases of primary and neurodegenerative dystonia have been associated with mutations in individual genes critical to the G1-S ...

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Facial Cancer" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Rehabilitation possibilities of the post-resection defects of facial bones and surrounding soft tissues in cancer patients (review of the literature)].
 

Author(s): Tomas Linkevicius, Laimis Dubosas, Vytautas Cepulis

Journal: Medicina (Kaunas). 2002 ;38(8):785-91.

 

The review of the scientific literature, concerning contemporary treatment methods and materials of the post-resection defects of facial bones and surrounding soft tissues in cancer patients is presented in this article. The aloplastic endoprostheses, removable post-resection intraoral ...

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2002

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Measuring Patient Satisfaction With Facial Appearance: Development and Validation of a New Patient-Reported Outcome Measure
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Head and Neck Cancer; Psychosocial Effects of Cancer and Its Treatment

 

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2014

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Patient Satisfaction After Facial Reconstruction
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Skin Neoplasms

 

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2014

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Intracutaneous Versus Transcutaneous Sutures in the Face (IC vs TC Sutures)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Skin Tumour; Surgery

 

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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