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 154 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Purple-bluish tongue is associated with platelet counts, and the recurrence of epithelial ovarian cancer].
 

Author(s): Jian Hao, Cuihong Zhu, Rui Cao, Xue Yang, Xiuli Ding, Yanan Man, Xiongzhi Wu

Journal: J Tradit Chin Med. 2016 Jun;36(3):321-5.

 

To evaluate the relationship between purple-bluish tongue and platelet counts, and further to examine their associations with the recurrence of epithelial ovarian cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2016

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Overexpression of HMGA2 promotes tongue cancer metastasis through EMT pathway.
 

Author(s): Xiao-Peng Zhao, Hong Zhang, Jiu-Yang Jiao, Dong-Xiao Tang, Yu-Ling Wu, Chao-Bin Pan

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Metastasis to long distance organs is the main reason leading to morality of tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC); however, the molecular mechanisms are still unknown. High mobility group AT-hook 2 (HMGA2) is highly expressed in multiple metastatic carcinomas, in which it contributes ...

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2016

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Selective participation of c-Jun with Fra-2/c-Fos promotes aggressive tumor phenotypes and poor prognosis in tongue cancer.
 

Author(s): Shilpi Gupta, Prabhat Kumar, Harsimrut Kaur, Nishi Sharma, Daman Saluja, Alok C Bharti, Bhudev C Das

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Tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC) is most aggressive head and neck cancer often associated with HR-HPV infection. The role of AP-1 which is an essential regulator of HPV oncogene expression and tumorigenesis is not reported in tongue cancer. One hundred tongue tissue biopsies ...

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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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

Combination of Cryosurgey and NK Immunotherapy for Recurrent Tongue Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Tongue Cancer

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 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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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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