Items Tagged ‘#head and neck cancer’

September 16, 2022

Regeneration after rare cancer

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Alison O’Neill’s love for life is as infectious as her grateful attitude. “I’ve been blessed beyond measure. I absolutely love and appreciate life to the fullest. We (my husband and I) love to golf, play tennis, work out, hike and travel,” says Alison. With a bright outlook and a healthy lifestyle, Alison never expected that […]

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Tags: #Alison O'Neill, #Angiosarcoma, #broadband light therapy, #Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics, #Dr. Brittany Howard, #fat grafting, #head and neck cancer, #laser therapy

July 18, 2022

A preclinical step toward treating chronic dry mouth

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic researchers replicated chronic dry mouth from radiation damage in preclinical models, laying the foundation for stem cell research to regenerate salivary tissue after cancer. This discovery uses targeted X-radiation to mimic human injury and establish a lab model for testing cellular therapies for dry mouth. The study is published in Radiation Research. “The […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jeffrey Janus, #Dr. Nagarajan Kannan, #Dry mouth, #head and neck cancer, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #xerostomia

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