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    Image for Checkmate Pharmaceuticals' CMP-001 in Combination With Pembrolizumab in Subjects With Recurrent or Metastatic Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Latest News & Info

Imagine a Life Where You Can’t Eat or Drink
Imagine a life where you can’t eat or drink. But not just that. That is what everyone sees and remembers. “Ok, so he can’t go to restaurants anymore, but thank god he is here." But now imagine this. . .
COVID-19 is on Track to Increase Incidence of Head and Neck Cancer
Have you ever considered how the pandemic might affect the incidence and survival rates of cancer? Probably not. However, recent studies have highlighted two concerning trends that are expected to influence these statistics for head and neck cancer, both short-term and long-term.
Parul Dua Makkar, DDS shares her brother’s story, a young dentist who passed away from oral cancer
Dr. Parul Dua Makkar's brother, Dr. Manu Dua, who was also a dentist, recently passed away at the age of[...]
Scientific Peer Review of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs’ Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program for The Department of Defense
The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs’ (CDMRP), Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) consumer advocates Laura Kadetsky and Mike Metzler recently[...]

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Head & Neck Cancer Stats

  • 55,000

    New head and neck cancers detected in US this year