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

Variations of Tongue Coating Microbiota in Patients with Gastric Cancer.
 

Author(s): Jie Hu, Shuwen Han, Yan Chen, Zhaoning Ji

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():173729.

 

The physical status of humans can be estimated by observing the appearance of the tongue coating, known as tongue diagnosis. The goals of this study were to reveal the relationship between tongue coating appearance and the oral microbiota in patients with gastric cancer and to open ...

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2015

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Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial: tongue strengthening exercises in head and neck cancer patients, does exercise load matter?
 

Author(s): Gwen Van Nuffelen, Leen Van den Steen, Olivier Vanderveken, Pol Specenier, Carl Van Laer, Diane Van Rompaey, Cindy Guns, Steven Mariën, Marc Peeters, Paul Van de Heyning, Jan Vanderwegen, Marc De Bodt

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Reduced tongue strength is an important factor contributing to early and late dysphagia in head and neck cancer patients previously treated with chemoradiotherapy. The evidence is growing that tongue strengthening exercises can improve tongue strength and swallowing function in both ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2015

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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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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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Last Updated: 16 May 2013

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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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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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