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Patients with head and neck cancers are best treated by a team of specialists. The specialists vary, depending on the location and extent of the...
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Clinical trials are research studies conducted with people who volunteer to take part. Participation in clinical trials is an option for many...
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Symptoms of several head and neck cancer sites include a lump or sore that does not heal, a sore throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing...
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People who have been treated for head and neck cancer have an increased chance of developing a new cancer, usually in the head and neck, esophagus...
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Tobacco (including smokeless tobacco, sometimes called "chewing tobacco" or "snuff") and alcohol use are the most important risk factors for head and...
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To find the cause of symptoms, a doctor evaluates a person's medical history, performs a physical examination, and orders diagnostic tests. The exams...
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Regular follow-up care is very important after treatment for head and neck cancer to make sure the cancer has not returned, or that a second primary...
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The treatment plan for an individual patient depends on a number of factors, including the exact location of the tumor, the stage of the cancer, and...
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Rehabilitation is a very important part of treatment for patients with head and neck cancer. The goals of rehabilitation depend on the extent of the...
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