Head and neck cancers

In head and neck cancers the most important factor is long term smoking and alcohol consumption. According to the area cancer locates symptoms of panicula at the neck, change of voice, growth in lips, bleeding in the mouth/nose/neck, skin colour change, swallowing difficulties and constant ear pain are observed.

In head and neck cancers, throat cancer, postnasal cancer, vocal cord cancer, tonsil cancer and upper oesophageal cancer are the most frequently observed cancer types.

Treatment shows difference according to the location, type and stage of the disease. In the treatment surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy methods may be used separately or in conjunction with each other.