Researchers have known for years that people who have Hepatitis C are at increased risk for liver cancer and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. But a new study from MD Anderson reveals they also have a greater-than-average risk of developing a variety of head and neck cancers.
“As an institution of healing and science, we applaud any and all instances where sound data informs public policy,” said President Ronald DePinho, M.D., of the news the FDA will now regulate e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah and other previously unregulated tobacco products.
Nerve-related pain caused by cancer treatment or cancer itself can be debilitating. Existing drugs provide limited relief and serious side effects. A researcher at MD Anderson believes gene therapy may provide relief.