Tongue cancer

Common Name(s)

Tongue cancer

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Tongue cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

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Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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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 "Tongue cancer" returned 150 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

ZEB1 transcriptionally regulated carbonic anhydrase 9 mediates the chemoresistance of tongue cancer via maintaining intracellular pH.
 

Author(s): Guopei Zheng, Cong Peng, Xiaoting Jia, Yixue Gu, Zhijie Zhang, Yingen Deng, Chengkun Wang, Nan Li, Jiang Yin, Xiaorong Liu, Minying Lu, Hailin Tang, Zhimin He

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Chemoresistance is a major obstacle in successfully treating cancers, and the mechanisms responsible for drug resistance are still far from understood. Carbonic anhydrase 9 (CA9) has been shown to be upregulated in the drug-resistant tongue cancer cell line Tca8113/PYM and to be associated ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015

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Genome-wide analysis of cancer cell-derived Foxp3 target genes in human tongue squamous cell carcinoma cells.
 

Author(s): Yu-Jie Liang, Xiao-Mei Lao, Li-Zhong Liang, Gui-Qing Liao

Journal: Int. J. Oncol.. 2015 May;46(5):1935-43.

 

The forkhead transcription factor Foxp3 is essential for differentiation and activation of regulatory T cells (Tregs), and used to be regarded as specific transcription factor of Tregs. In recent years, Foxp3 expression in tumor cells (cancer cell-derived Foxp3) has gained great interest, ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2015

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Sentinel lymph node biopsy using computed tomographic lymphography in patients with early tongue cancer.
 

Author(s): Kohei Honda, Koich Ishiyama, Shinsuke Suzuki, Eigo Oumi, Teruyuki Sato, Yohei Kawasaki, Hidekazu Saito, Kazuo Ishikawa

Journal: Acta Otolaryngol.. 2015 May;135(5):507-12.

 

Because computed tomography (CT) lymphography provides preoperative images of anatomic relationships between a tumor, its associated lymph vessels, and the sentinel lymph node (SLN), it may aid in directing the SLN biopsy for management of early tongue cancer.

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2015

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The terms "Tongue cancer" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Human papillomavirus and tonsillar and base of tongue cancer.
 

Author(s): Torbjörn Ramqvist, Nathalie Grün, Tina Dalianis

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In 2007, human papillomavirus (HPV) type 16 was recognized as a risk factor by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), where tonsillar and base of tongue cancer (TSCC and BOTSCC) dominate. Furthermore, patients with HPV-positive ...

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2015

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Dismissing links between HPV and aggressive tongue cancer in young patients.
 

Author(s): A Salem

Journal: Ann. Oncol.. 2010 Jan;21(1):13-7.

 

The objective of this study is to disprove and dismiss etiological links between human papillomavirus (HPV) and aggressive tongue cancer in young patients.

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2009

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Quality of life after radiation therapy for base of tongue cancer.
 

Author(s): G J Moore

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 1996 Nov;10(11):1643-8; discussion 1649-50, 1655.

 

Quality-of-life (QOL) research in patients treated for head and neck cancer is in its infancy. Early research focused on psychosocial issues related to extensive surgical resection and its consequences. Many advances have been made in both radiotherapy and surgical management. Nevertheless, ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 1997

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 16 May 2013

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Prosthesis Guided Speech Rehabilitation of T1/T2 Cancers of the Tongue
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Tongue Neoplasms; Tongue Cancer; Oral Cancer

 

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2015

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Correlation of FAZA PET Hypoxia Imaging To 3D Histology in Oral Tongue Cancer (FAITH)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cancer of the Tongue

 

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2015

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