ENT (Ear, Nose & Throat)

Head and neck cancers

The most important factor in head and neck cancers is long-term smoking and alcohol consumption. Depending on the region where the cancer has settled, symptoms including lump in the neck , voice changes , the growth of the lips , mouth / nose / throat bleeding , skin discoloration, difficulty in swallowing, and persistent ear pain are seen.

In head and neck cancers, laryngeal cancer, cancer of the back of the nose , vocal cord cancer , tonsil cancer, cancer of top of esophagus are the most common types of cancer.

Treatment of the disease varies depending on the region, type and stage of the disease . Surgical therapy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy techniques may be used separately or together during treatment.