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Tackling side effects in head and neck cancer treatment – the end of the road for hyperbaric oxygen?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been used for years to prevent a side effect of head and neck cancer treatment called osteoradionecrosis. But does it work?

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Can cutting out chocolate really hold cancer at bay?

There’s more to stopping cancer from spreading than simply cutting out chocolate, despite what the headlines say.

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Talking about mouth cancer is important

We spoke to Charlie, a mouth cancer survivor, about the importance of spotting the disease early.

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Opening a window of opportunity for head and neck cancer

We take a look at our latest immunotherapy clinical trial, testing a new drug for people with head and neck cancers.

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Mouth cancer: dentists and GPs should be able to refer patients straight for tests

Professor Richard Shaw, a mouth cancer specialist who helped create our new Oral Cancer Toolkit, explains why it differs from the NICE referral guidelines

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Mouth cancer rates are increasing, but why?

We explore the reasons behind the nation’s rising rates of mouth cancer.

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‘Having cancer makes my work even more meaningful’ – Emma’s story

Emma Shanks shares her story of being diagnosed with oral cancer, not once but four times in succession.

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From snapshot to family tree – writing the evolutionary rule book of cancer

Our scientists are piecing together cancer’s family tree, uncovering clues that could help develop better treatments in the future.

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The HOPON clinical trial: a patient’s view

In the final post in our series about the HOPON clinical trial, we hear from a patient who recently took part in the research, Gerard Dean.

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The HOPON clinical trial: the research nurses’ role

In the second installment of our series on the HOPON clinical trial we hear from the research nurses who help to run the trial in Liverpool.

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