Head and Neck cancers

Head and neck cancers

Head and neck cancers contain a broad category of cancers that occur in the head region and neck region.

The treatments of the head and neck cancers depend on the type, location, covered area, and size of cancer. Treatment for head and neck cancers includes surgery, radiation therapies, and multiple chemotherapies. Combined treatments may be involved.

After the treatment, recovery from head and neck cancers involves a long time working with rehabilitation centers and other experts to cope with side effects like difficulty in hearing or hearing loss, difficulty in eating, dental problems, thyroid issues, difficulty in breathing, or difficulty in speaking.


There are several types of head and neck cancers that are:

  1. Lip cancer
  2. Esthesioneuroblastoma
  3. Mouth cancer
  4. Nasal and paranasal tumors
  5. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  6. Pituitary tumors
  7. Salivary gland tumors
  8. Skin cancer
  9. Soft palate cancer
  10. Throat cancer
  11. Thyroid cancer
  12. Tongue cancer
  13. Tonsil cancer
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