Head and neck cancers are a kinds of cancer that are primarily related to the regions of the head and neck.
There are several types of these cancers, some of which include the following:
- floor of mouth cancer,
- lip cancer,
- nasal cavity cancer,
- moiuth cancer,
- nasopharyngeal cancer,
- paranasal sinus cancer,
- parathyroid cancer,
- salivary gland cancersoft palate cancer,
- throat cancer,
- tonsil cancer and tongue cancer.
Generral treatment depends on type on cancer diagnosed, location and size of the cancer. Treatment for such cancers involve surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
People who experience any hearing loss, difficulty speaking or difficulty eating as a result of head and neck cancer work with rehabilitation specialists and other professionals.