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Thyroid Cancer And Treatment

The thyroid is a wing-shaped gland at the base of the throat with a right and left lobe with a small piece of tissue called an isthmus connecting the two. The gland is usually the size of a quarter, and if it is healthy, it will not be detectable from touching one's throat. The thyroi ...

Esophageal Cancer: A Comprehensive Overview

The esophagus is one of the most commonly known organs. It is a long pipe-like fibromuscular muscle that is responsible for transporting enzymatically broken down round-shaped food (known as a bolus) from the mouth to the stomach. It is typically between 18-25 cm long. Because it is so prominent in ...

A New Drug for Head and Neck Cancer

Oncology is a field that specifically fights tumors. The earthlings at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center made another ground-breaking discovery. Their thorough research unmasked a potential new drug for some of the complicated-to-handle neck and head cancers.They did so after utilizing a m ...