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Stroke after Radiotherapy to Treat Head and Neck Cancer - What is the Risk?
Background: Head and Neck cancers (H&NCa) are typically associated with risk factors such as smoking and alcohol use. The human papilloma virus (HPV) has begun to play a role in the pathogenesis of these cancers, decreasing ...
Patient Related Diagnostic Delay, Symptom Appraisal and Lay Consultation in Head and Neck Cancer
The objectives of this thesis were to; 1) identify established risk factors and gaps in the current peer reviewed literature relating to factors associated with patient related diagnostic delay in head and neck cancer, 2) ...
An Investigation on Routine Follow-Up Care for Head and Neck Cancer
BACKGROUND: Follow-up care aims to provide surveillance with early detection of recurring cancers and to address treatment complications and other health issues in survivorship. It is assumed that follow-up care fulfills ...