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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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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.

By Bethany Kandel

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.

By Stephanie Stephens

Head and Neck Cancer Nutrition Tips

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

By Stephanie Stephens

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.

By Lara DeSanto

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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.

By Bethany Kandel

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.

By Eileen Bailey

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.

By Michael D. Becker

Man With Stage 4 Cancer Urges HPV Vaccination

Michael Becker always wanted to write a memoir. When he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, sharing his story suddenly took on even greater meaning.

By Lara DeSanto