Head and Neck Cancers
Head and neck cancer encompasses a fairly large area, made up of quite a few different structures. Head and neck cancers are categorized by the area they occur in (oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, etc.) and treatments vary based on location. In addition, side effects and survivorship issues can be different than many other cancer types - this section covers some of the unique concerns of this population.
Head and Neck Cancer: The Basics
This article is an introduction to head and neck cancers.
Anatomy of the Head and Neck
These images can help your provider describe the location of cancer and how treatments such as surgery and radiation will work. They show the different areas that make up the category of head & neck cancers.
Hypopharyngeal (Lower Throat) Cancer
Information about hypopharyngeal cancer staging and treatment.
Information about laryngeal cancer, how it is diagnosed, treatment options and support.
Nasal Cavity (Nose) and Paranasal Sinus Cancers
Information about nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer staging and treatment.
Information about nasopharyngeal cancer staging and treatment.
Oral Cavity (Mouth), Lip, and Oropharyngeal (Throat) Cancer
Information about oral cavity, lip, and oropharyngeal cancer staging and treatment.
Information about parathyroid cancer staging and treatment.
Salivary Gland Cancer
Information about salivary gland cancer and how it is staged and treated
Articles about pretreatment consults, surgical procedures, medical oncology and radiation treatments for head and neck cancer.
Side Effect Management & Support Resources
Support for head and neck cancer patients before, during and after treatment.
Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship
Articles about issues unique to head and neck cancer survivors.