Our Head and Neck Cancer Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Head and Neck Cancer

Definition of Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer: The common carcinomas of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx as well as other tumors that affect the head and neck.

These include:

There are also metastatic head and neck cancers in which the primary tumor where the cancer originated may or may not be known.


Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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