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Head And Neck Cancer

What is cancer?
What is head and neck cancer?
What are the symptoms of head and neck cancer?
A lump in the neck
Change of voice
A growth or sore in the mouth
Bringing up blood
Swallowing problems
Changes in the skin
Persistent ear ache
What causes head and neck cancer?
How can I lower my risk of getting head and neck cancer?
Is there a test for head and neck cancer?
How are head and neck cancers staged?
How are head and neck cancers treated?
The cancer journey
Understanding the treatment plan
Understanding the treatment plan
Life after treatment
The path to remission
Recurrence
Managing Recurrence
Life after cancer
End-of-life choices
Questions to ask the doctor

Disclaimer

The content on the Nairobi ENT website is not intended nor recommended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your own physician or other qualified health care professional regarding any medical questions or conditions.

References

  1. The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Head and Neck Cancers.
  2. The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Detection, Prevention and Risk Reduction.
  3. The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Supportive Care
  4. Shah, Jatin P., and William Lydiatt. “Treatment of cancer of the head and neck.” CA: a cancer journal for clinicians 45.6 (1995): 352-368.
  5. Kerawala, Cyrus J., and Manolis Heliotos. “Prevention of complications in neck dissection.” Head & neck oncology 1.1 (2009): 35.

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