John Farnham is in a stable condition in intensive care after undergoing surgery to remove an oral cancer.
World Head and Neck Cancer Day, the health agencies say it’s a timely opportunity to raise awareness about the devastating health impacts of head and neck cancers, including oropharyngeal – throat – cancer caused by Human Papillomavirus Virus – HPV.
Cancer treatment often takes a team of health professionals—oncologists, nurses, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and social workers—to coordinate and provide comprehensive support for patients. At NYU, dentists are increasingly being considered an important part of the cancer care team.
Dental Students Perception of HPV & Oral Cancer. HPV infection forms a major etiological factor for oropharyngeal cancer OPC.