Risk Factors

Head & Neck Cancer Topics

Latest

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.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Reduce Your Risk of Head and Neck Cancer

Stopping tobacco use is the best way to protect yourself from head and neck cancers, along with these other important lifestyle changes.

By Sheila M. Eldred

Quiz: Are You at Risk of Head and Neck Cancer?

Take the quiz to learn about the risk factors for this group of cancers, from oral cancer to throat cancer.

By Eileen Bailey

Does Acid Reflux or Barrett’s Up Cancer Risk?

A 2018 study into the connections between acid reflux and cancer offers a reminder that reflux patients should stay vigilant about their health.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Reflux Disease Linked to Several Cancers

Can GERD increase your risk of esophageal or head and neck cancer? Here's what the latest research says.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

Why Isn’t There an HPV Test for Men?

More and more men are being diagnosed with HPV-related cancers of the throat. So why aren’t they routinely screened for the virus?

By Lara DeSanto