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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.

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Throat Cancer Survivor Shares What It's Like to Live With a Laryngectomy

His head and neck cancer cost him his vocal cords, but he’s not letting it take his voice. This doctor shares his story of throat cancer diagnosis and how being a laryngectomee has changed him.

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We Need to Talk About Suicide Among Head and Neck Cancer Survivors

With potential disfigurement and other difficult treatment side effects, survivors of these cancers need support, says one cancer researcher.

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Want to Raise Awareness for Head and Neck Cancer? Here’s How

Here are some ways to spread education about this group of cancers, including social media campaigns and other resources.

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Neck Cancer Survivor Shares 6 Tips for Patients

HealthCentral spoke with Patrice, a 10-year cancer survivor, about her cancer journey and her tips for others going through similar diagnoses.

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Head and Neck Cancer Nutrition Tips

A cancer dietitian nutritionist shares her top tips for eating right during head and neck cancer treatment.

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Life After Tonsil Cancer: One Woman’s Journey

When Lisa lost part of her tongue to an aggressive throat cancer, she had to get creative about food. Here's her story.

Where to Get Support for Head and Neck Cancer

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with head and neck cancer, get to know these websites and organizations that offer support.

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Lockjaw After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Trismus, or “lockjaw,” is a common complication for people with head and neck cancer. Here’s why it happens and what you can do about it.

Before Treatment, I Wish I'd Known...

Michael offers 10 tips from his experience with oropharyngeal cancer treatment, from how to get support to nutrition and oral care.