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Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer: Questions and Answers

Tobacco and alcohol use are the most important risk factors for head and neck cancers. Learn about different kinds of head and neck cancers and ways to reduce your risk.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Head and Neck Cancer

Successful treatment of head and neck cancer depends on early detection. Knowing and recognizing its signs can save your life.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery

Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer

This page explains about the importance of follow-up care after the cancer of the larynx and your options for restoring speech after total laryngectomy.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

American Cancer Society

Local Chapters of SPOHNC (Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer )

Coping with oral and head and neck cancer can be extremely difficult because the patient has to endure alterations in appearance as well as in speech, sight, smell and eating. SPOHNC provides information, support, and encouragement to patients and caregivers.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc.

Resources & Links for Oral and Head and Neck Cancer

This page provides online links to organizations, facilities and professional societies that specialize in oral and head and neck cancer.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, Inc.

What You Need To Know About™ Cancer of the Larynx

This booklet has important information about cancer of the larynx. The booklet discusses possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. It also has information to help patients cope with cancer of the larynx.

Review Date: December 24, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute