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Daniel Caley - June 2016
Cancers of the Head & Neck published it's first study looking at disability and employment outcomes in patients with head and neck cancer related to the human papillomavirus. While the rates of HPV-related cancers are on the rise annually, numerous studies have shown most patients with this diagnosis are likely to be cured of the disease, placing emphasis on quality of life for survivors.
Dr. Shrujal Baxi, author of this study and Section Editor for survivorship, explains how treatments for head and neck cancer can impact employment, the outcomes of those involved in his study, and future implications for patients and survivors as they navigate work during and after a head and neck cancer diagnosis.
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Original source: blogs.biomedcentral.com