Head & Neck Cancers | Specialty

Dr. Cohen on Future Research Directions in Head and Neck Cancer

April 29th 2021

Ezra Cohen, MD, FRCPSC, FASCO, discusses future research directions for the treatment of patients with head and neck cancer.

Managing the Complexities of Nasopharyngeal Cancer

April 21st 2021

Although the malignancy has an encouraging survival rate, it is necessary to be aware of the complexity of nasopharyngeal cancer.

Saba Spotlights the Nuances of Treating Nasopharyngeal Cancer

April 19th 2021

Dr. Saba shares the ins and outs of nasopharyngeal carcinoma, ongoing clinical trials, and the complexities of managing the rare disease.

Dr. Saba on Unique Characteristics of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

April 15th 2021

Nabil F. Saba, MD, FACP, discusses some of the unique characteristics of nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

Single Port Robotic ENT Surgery Takes Throat and Mouth Tumor Treatment to ‘A New Level’

April 14th 2021

Innovative robotic technology helps to improve surgical outcomes and safety for patients while advancing the field of ENT surgery.

Dr. Marron on an Adjuvant Personalized Neoantigen Peptide Vaccine for Several Malignancies

April 10th 2021

Thomas Urban Marron, MD, PhD, discusses primary objectives of a study examining the use of an adjuvant personalized neoantigen peptide vaccine in several malignancies.

FDA Grants Fast Track Status to Eftilagimod Alpha for Frontline Recurrent/Metastatic Head and Neck Cancer

April 8th 2021

The FDA has granted a fast track designation to the soluble LAG-3 protein eftilagimod alpha for use in the frontline treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

FDA Approves New Cetuximab Dose in KRAS Wild-Type, EGFR-Expressing CRC, Head and Neck Cancer

April 7th 2021

The FDA has approved a new biweekly dosing regimen of 500 mg/m2 as a 120-minute intravenous infusion for cetuximab (Erbitux) for patients with KRAS wild-type, EGFR-expressing colorectal cancer or squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.

Dr. Cohen on the Goals of the SPEARHEAD-2 Trial in Head and Neck Cancer

March 30th 2021

Ezra Cohen, MD, FRCPSC, FASCO, discusses the goals of the phase 2 SPEARHEAD-2 trial in head and neck cancer.

Tipifarnib Showcases Encouraging Efficacy in Relapsed or Metastatic HRAS-Mutant HNSCC

March 26th 2021

Tipifarnib showed promising clinical activity in patients with recurrent and/or metastatic, HRAS-mutant head and neck squamous cell carcinoma whose disease had progressed after prior therapy.