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Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Terms to Know

Learn the meanings of common treatment terms like brachytherapy and dysphagia to better understand your care plan.

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.

Human papillomavirus.

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.

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.

Senior man at that dentist.

Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Share Tips for Oral Care

Cancer treatment can leave your mouth and teeth in disarray. We went straight to those who know best — head and neck cancer survivors — to find out what works and what doesn’t to deal with some common issues.

Tumor in the larynx.

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.

Patrice Saurman and her husband looking out at the water.

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.

Senior man having trouble falling asleep.

How Head and Neck Cancer Can Impact Sleep

Did you know head and neck cancer symptoms and treatments can cause issues with your sleep? Here’s what you should know.

Make a Care Plan After Head and Neck Cancer

A care plan ensures that you and your doctors are on the same page about your post-cancer treatment. Here's how to make yours.

Anne Pirrera

Living With Two Different Cancers

Anne Pirrera’s throat cancer had returned when she learned she had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Read her story about living with two cancer types.