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Smoking hurts head-neck cancer outcomes

Tweet Patients with head and neck cancer linked to human papillomavirus have worse outcomes if they smoked or are smokers, U.S. researchers say. A study, published in Clinical Cancer Research, suggests that current or former smokers may need a more aggressive treatment regimen. Senior study author Thomas Carey of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor says research shows that human papillomavirus-positive head and nec ... Jump to full article >>