Frequently Asked Questions
What are some of the signs of head and neck cancer?
Head and neck cancer may present itself as
Signs of skin cancer include:
One half unlike the other half.
What puts a patient at risk for head and neck cancer?
Smoking is related to the development of head and neck cancer. Individuals who smoke have at least a 10 times greater risk for developing cancer of the mouth, throat and voice box than does someone who does not smoke. Other risk factors include extensive use of alcohol, exposure to radiation and with skin cancers, exposure to excessive sunlight, especially in fair-skinned individuals.
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