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Head and neck cancers

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Head and neck cancer support

Information for people diagnosed with head and neck cancers.

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Head and neck cancer - NT.GOV.AU

Risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for head and neck cancer.

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Head and neck cancer - Cancer Pathways

The optimal cancer care pathway outlines critical steps in the patient journey. The pathway describes the optimal cancer care that should be provided at each step.

Read more on Cancer Council Victoria website

Head and Neck Cancers - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Head and neck cancers are a broad range of conditions that often cause carcinomas. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Head & Neck Cancers - Information, Treatment & Support - CanTeen

Head and neck cancers are a broad range of conditions that often cause carcinomas. Learn more about causes, diagnosis and treatments with CanTeen.

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Head and neck cancer - Cancer Council Australia

Find out information about head and neck cancer, including incidence and mortality, screening, symptoms and diagnosis, causes, prevention, treatment and prognosis.

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Head & neck cancers

Head and neck cancer is a general term used to refer to a range of different cancers that start developing in the head and neck region of the body. This includes the oral cavity, the tongue, palate, jaw, salivary glands, the throat (larynx) and the nose.

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Squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil (throat cancer) | myVMC

Squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil is a type of throat cancer. Like all head and neck cancers, it is associated with alcohol and tobacco use.

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Throat cancer (laryngeal cancer; oral cancer) information | myVMC

Cancer of the larynx, Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx or laryngeal cancer accounts for 20% of all head and neck cancers. Smoking increases the risk.

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Platinum therapy (anti-cancer treatment) information | myVMC

Platinum therapy is a type of chemotherapy used to treat ovarian cancer, testicular cancer, lung cancer, bladder cancer, and head and neck cancer.

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