Advertisement

Topics

Curcumin Biomarker Trial in Head and Neck Cancer

2014-11-04 00:57:38 | BioPortfolio

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-11-04T00:57:38-0500

Clinical Trials [1920 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Chemoprevention of Lung Cancer in Former Smokers

The purpose of this study is to find out if an investigational combination drug called Lovaza (made with fish oils)+Curcumin C3 Complex (made from a root called curcumin) can help reduce t...

Identification and Characterization of Novel Proteins in Head and Neck Cancer

Through this study, we hope to learn more about the mechanisms, which may contribute to development and progression of head and neck cancer. The long-term goal of this study will be to de...

Head and Neck Cancer Registry (LORHAN)

The primary objective of this study is to describe, in detail, patterns of care for head and neck carcinoma patient

A Study of a New Combination and Schedule of Chemotherapy Drugs for the Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer

The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness and side effects of a new combination and schedule of chemotherapy drugs in the treatment of head and neck cancer. Patients with...

PET/CT to Image Hypoxia in Head and Neck Tumours

Patients with head and neck cancer will be imaged with PET scan and CT scan in order to determine areas of the tumour that are hypoxic. It is hypothesized that PET /CT will provide inform...

PubMed Articles [16184 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Change in alcohol and tobacco consumption after a diagnosis of head and neck cancer: Findings from head and neck 5000.

Tobacco and alcohol consumption are risk factors for developing head and neck cancer, and continuation postdiagnosis can adversely affect prognosis. We explored changes to these behaviors after a head...

Physical Therapy Challenges in Head and Neck Cancer.

Treatment sequelae such as trismus, shoulder dysfunction syndrome resulting from spinal accessory nerve palsy, and radiotherapy-induced neck fibrosis are often overlooked when in the management of hea...

Patterns of care and outcomes of adjuvant therapy for high-risk head and neck cancer after surgery.

Postoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is considered standard of care in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer with positive margins and/or extracapsular extension (ECE).

Perineural Invasion in Head and Neck Cancer.

Perineural invasion (PNI) is a mechanism of tumor dissemination that can provide a challenge to tumor eradication and that is correlated with poor survival. Squamous cell carcinoma, the most common ty...

Re-irradiation Using Intensity-modulated Radiotherapy for Recurrent and Second Primary Head and Neck Cancer.

Information on re-irradiation (re-RT) for recurrent and second primary head and neck cancer is limited. Herein, a description of our long-term experience of re-RT for previously irradiated head and ne...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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)

Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.

A form of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA arising primarily in the head and neck, especially the orbit, of children below the age of 10. The cells are smaller than those of other rhabdomyosarcomas and are of two basic cell types: spindle cells and round cells. This cancer is highly sensitive to chemotherapy and has a high cure rate with multi-modality therapy. (From Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p2188)

A yellow-orange dye obtained from tumeric, the powdered root of CURCUMA longa. It is used in the preparation of curcuma paper and the detection of boron. Curcumin appears to possess a spectrum of pharmacological properties, due primarily to its inhibitory effects on metabolic enzymes.

A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.

More From BioPortfolio on "Curcumin Biomarker Trial in Head and Neck Cancer"

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Searches Linking to this Trial