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Items Tagged ‘otolaryngology’

May 4, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Yes, that little lump or funny bump on your neck could be cancer, best to find out now

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is a long complicated-sounding term for throat cancer. Specifically, cancer in the top of the throat, an area that starts at the far back of your tongue and includes your tonsils. This type of cancer is difficult to diagnose, often discovered as only a small mass in the […]

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Tags: cancer prevention, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, education, Emily Karp, HPV, human papillomavirus, immunization, Katherine Van Abel, medical research, medical research education, oropharynx cancer, otolaryngology


October 13, 2020 · Leave a Comment

A regenerative approach to facial reconstruction after cancer surgery

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Growing up in southern California, Sabrina Falcon was a self-described “sun baby” whose love of the outdoors reached the skies. Years later the flight attendant who is working on her pilot’s license was diagnosed with skin cancer on her nose — the basal cell type that typically grows slowly with low risk of metastasizing. After […]

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Tags: basal cell carcinoma, Brittany Howard, Center for Regenerative Medicine, nasal reconstruction, otolaryngology, Shari Ochoa, skin cancer


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