Debunking Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions
- June 20, 2023
Cancer touches many of us. In the United States, it is estimated that cancer will affect one in every three people. Thanks to the internet, there’s a lot of information out there—but there’s a lot of…
Which Types of Cancer Are Genetic? A Guide to Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
- June 14, 2023
While cancer is not inherited, the genes you receive from your parents may affect your chances of developing certain cancers.
How to Detect Skin Cancer
- June 6, 2023
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States with more people being diagnosed each year than all other cancers combined. Knowing what to look for can help catch it early when…
Mayo Clinic Minute: Improved treatments for head and neck cancer
- April 26, 2023
About 70% of cancers in the oropharynx, which includes the tonsils, soft palate and base of the tongue, are linked to the HPV virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Head and neck cancers are becoming increasingly common
- April 19, 2023
There are many causes of head and neck cancers, and treatment is complicated. And one of the fastest growing demographic of cancers in the U.S. is human papillomavirus (HPV) in younger people.
What is Head and Neck Cancer?
- April 12, 2023
Head and neck cancers are multiple kinds of cancers that develop in the throat, nose, mouth, sinuses, or larynx.