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About Head and Neck Cancer

Learn more about our cancer center.

When the diagnosis is head and neck cancer, we can help
Each year over 38,000 people are diagnosed with head and neck cancer-cancer of the mouth, larynx, nose, sinuses, throat, tonsils, tongue, thyroid and parathyroid.

Early and expert diagnosis is crucial
Oral and head and neck cancers are often found during routine dental or medical examinations. Your doctor may notice a swelling or lump in your throat or face. Your dentist may detect a sore that won't heal. Often, symptoms that persist such as hoarseness, sore throat, difficulty swallowing, pain or neck swelling may be the first signs of a problem.

Because head and neck cancers can look similar to non-cancerous conditions-and have similar symptoms-it's very important that you see a physician if any signs or symptoms persist for more than two weeks.

With early detection, most head and neck cancers can be cured.

We treat the following head and neck cancers:

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