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Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancers include those in your mouth, sinuses, and throat. Learn about the causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and more.
The esophagus, highlighted in orange.
An Overview of Esophageal Cancer
Doctor throat check
What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Esophageal Cancer?
Woman suffering from a sore throat.
What are the Causes and Risk Factors for Esophageal Cancer?
Nurse talking to patient in doctor's office
How Is Esophageal Cancer Diagnosed?
Caring doctor consoling patient in clinic office
What Are the Treatments for Esophageal Cancer?
Happy couple relaxing at beach
How Can You Cope When You Have Esophageal Cancer?
Male doctor examining mouth of female patient using tongue depressor and flashlight in clinic examination room
How Doctors Diagnose Oral Cancer
Woman hospitalized in observation status being checked on by her doctor.
What Are the Treatment Options for Oral Cancer?
Happy family and friend sitting at dining table in back yard
How Can You Manage and Cope With Oral Cancer?
Man Smoking in Bar
What Increases Your Risk for Developing Oral Cancer?
Otolaryngologist checking sore throat of senior patient
An Overview of Throat Cancer
Brain tumor
Tuberous Sclerosis: A Rare Cause of Benign Tumors
woman looking at sore on bottom lip
Would You Recognize Lip Cancer?
Young woman with sore throat
An Overview of Laryngeal Cancer
Dentist examining a woman's teeth.
Gum Disease Linked to Head and Neck Cancer Risk
Woman cancer patient in the hospital
How Health Disparities Can Impact HPV-Related Cancers
Senior Woman With a Headache
An Overview of Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancers
Ritz Crackers
Avoiding Certain Foods Can Ease a Dry Mouth Side Effect of Radiation
Patient discussing problems with doctor
What Is Head and Neck Cancer?
Clinical Guidelines for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer Is Very Treatable If Caught Early
Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue (Magnification x400)
How Is Cancer of the Tongue Treated?
Female doctor examining female patient with tongue depressor
The 4 Types of Throat Cancer
What are the causes of oral cancer, what are the symptoms, and how are cancers of the mouth and tongue treated?
What You Should Know About Oral Cancer
Person holding DNA swab in young woman's mouth
Does HPV and Oral Sex Cause Throat Cancer?
doctor inspecting tonsils
What You Need to Know About Tonsil Cancer
woman with earache
Symptoms of Oral Cancer
Doctor holding vial and syringe
Immunotherapies to Treat Head and Neck Cancer
Nurse talking to patient in doctor's office
The Long-Term Impact of Laryngeal Cancer
The three major pairs of salivary glands
Symptoms of Salivary Gland Cancer