Radiotherapy versus transoral robotic surgery and neck dissection for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (ORATOR): an open-label, phase 2, randomised trial

Anthony C Nicholls, MD et al, The Lancet, 12 August 2019 Summary (only – full article requires payment) Background Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) with concurrent neck dissection has supplanted radiotherapy in the USA as the most common treatment for oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), yet no randomised trials have compared these modalities. We aimed to […]

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The Role of Hope and Purpose in Advanced Cancer

The Thing About Cancer podcast, 10 July 2019 Expert interviewed in this episode: Dr Megan Best, Palliative Care Specialist & Researcher In this episode, the thing about advanced cancer is that so much feels out of your control and it really can make you rethink everything. How can you make sense of it all? And […]

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Head and Neck Cancer – A Patient’s Experience

Beyond Five, 19 June 2019 Jeffrey Condon lives in Perth. He was 46, with a new baby, when he was diagnosed with HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer. Listen online to the latest in Beyond Five’s Head and Neck Cancer Podcast Series: https://beyondfive.podbean.com/e/head-and-neck-cancer-a-patients-experience/. Source: https://www.facebook.com/headandneckcanceraustralia/photos/a.243909042750771/696483924159945/      

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Bravery Unmasked Workshop

1pm-3pm, Saturday 24 August 2019 Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre Powerhouse Rd, Casula, NSW 2170 In partnership with Liverpool Hospital, we invite members of the local community to engage in a free workshop exploring the experience of cancer. By transforming a radiation mask used in the treatment of head and neck cancers, creativity offers a visual […]

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