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The latest cancer news, advice, and information, including screening, diagnosis, treatments, risk factors, genetics, and inspiring real-life stories about people living with cancer in its many forms.

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Famous People Who Fought Head and Neck Cancer

Fact: Two U.S. presidents and one member of the Beatles dealt with head and neck cancer.

Treatment

Common Treatments for Head and Neck Cancer

Learn 10 basic facts about treatments for head and neck cancers, including common treatment options like chemotherapy and radiation.

Symptoms

Will Head and Neck Cancer Come Back?

Learn these important facts about head and neck cancer recurrence so you know what to watch for.

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Risk Factors

HPV and Head and Neck Cancer

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. And it's a rising cause of throat cancer. Learn how you can protect yourself.

Diagnosis

Understanding Head and Neck Cancer Types

Head and neck cancer is a group of cancers that occur in the mouth, nose, and throat. Learn more about the most common types.

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Risk Factors

10 Things Oncologists Wish You Knew About Breast Cancer

Check out these 10 practical steps and oncologist insights to put most of your fears about dying from breast cancer to rest.

Symptoms

Throat Cancer: What You Need to Know

Throat cancer is not very common, so most people don't know much about it. Here’s what you should know about screening, risk factors, and more.

Diagnosis

Head and Neck Cancer: Diagnosis Terms to Know

The medical terminology for head and neck cancer can get complicated. Learn the meanings of common terms to better understand your diagnosis.

Symptoms

Common Symptoms of Head and Neck Cancer

Worried about head and neck cancer? Here are the symptoms you should watch for.

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Symptoms

Is it Acid Reflux…or Stomach Cancer?

Their symptoms seem to mimic each other, but don’t get it twisted—there are some clear cut differences between GERD and stomach cancer.