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Comparing Combination Therapies for Advanced Head and Neck Cancer Shows No Improvement

Caption: This is a squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck staining for p16, a tumor suppressor protein. Staining positive for p16 was associated with longer progression free survival in all patients but was not associated with response to treatment.

Credit: Hayes Lab, UNC

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