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

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The terms "Tongue cancer" returned 155 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Tongue cancer with mental retardation due to microcephaly: a clinical report.
 

Author(s): Akifumi Enomoto, Takanori Nakatani, Eri Morikage, Takeshi Shimoide, Suguru Hamada

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Oral cancer in patients with mental retardation has not been reported in detail, although the literature on clinical management of oral malignancies in the general population is extensive. No clear consensus has been established regarding the management of oral cancer in patients ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2015

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Radionuclide Therapy of Unresectable Tumors with AvidinOX and (90)Y-biotinDOTA: Tongue Cancer Paradigm.
 

Author(s): Claudio Albertoni, Barbara Leoni, Antonio Rosi, Valeria D'Alessio, Valeria Carollo, Luigi Giusto Spagnoli, Cees van Echteld, Rita De Santis

Journal: Cancer Biother. Radiopharm.. 2015 Sep;30(7):291-8.

 

Local treatment of unresectable tumors is challenging, particularly with radioactivity. Current practice relies on external beam irradiation or on a variety of medical devices for brachytherapy. Both approaches proved useful in controlling tumor growth, but are characterized by poor ...

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2015

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Cancer-associated fibroblasts provide a suitable microenvironment for tumor development and progression in oral tongue squamous cancer.
 

Author(s): Huan Li, Ji Zhang, Shu-Wei Chen, Lu-Lu Liu, Lei Li, Fan Gao, Shi-Min Zhuang, Li-Ping Wang, Yan Li, Ming Song

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Oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) is still associated with a poor prognosis due to local recurrence and metastasis. Cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) play an important role in the complex processes of cancer stroma interaction and tumorigenesis. This study aims to determine ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 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: 11 May 2016

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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: 14 Mar 2016

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