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Head and Neck Neoplasms (Head and Neck Cancer)

Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Also Known As:
Head and Neck Cancer; Cancer of Head; Cancer of Neck; Cancer of the Head; Cancer of the Head and Neck; Cancer of the Neck; Head Neoplasms; Head, Neck Neoplasms; Neoplasms, Head; Neoplasms, Head and Neck; Neoplasms, Neck; UADT Neoplasms; Neoplasm, UADT; Neoplasms, UADT; UADT Neoplasm; Cancer of Head and Neck; Head Cancer; Neck Cancer; Neck Neoplasms; Neoplasms, Upper Aerodigestive Tract; Upper Aerodigestive Tract Neoplasms
Networked: 7799 relevant articles (434 outcomes, 1542 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Xerostomia
3. Mucositis
4. Stomatitis
5. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis)

Experts

1. Langendijk, Johannes A: 45 articles (11/2015 - 09/2004)
2. Ferris, Robert L: 39 articles (10/2015 - 01/2004)
3. Grandis, Jennifer R: 36 articles (01/2015 - 09/2005)
4. Garden, Adam S: 35 articles (09/2015 - 02/2004)
5. Eisbruch, Avraham: 33 articles (12/2015 - 05/2002)
6. Shin, Dong M: 33 articles (11/2015 - 01/2004)
7. Leemans, C René: 32 articles (01/2016 - 09/2004)
8. Argiris, Athanassios: 32 articles (06/2015 - 05/2002)
9. Vokes, Everett E: 31 articles (09/2014 - 01/2003)
10. Overgaard, Jens: 30 articles (12/2015 - 01/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Head and Neck Neoplasms:
1. Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Fluorouracil (Carac)FDA LinkGeneric
3. cetuximab (Erbitux)FDA Link
4. Paclitaxel (Taxol)FDA LinkGeneric
5. docetaxel (Taxotere)FDA Link
6. Carboplatin (JM8)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Amifostine (Ethyol)FDA LinkGeneric
8. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)IBA
9. PlatinumIBA
10. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGF Receptor)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Radiotherapy
3. Neck Dissection (Radical Neck Dissection)
4. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)