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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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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

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.

By Martin Reed

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

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.

By Kathleen Hall, MBA

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.

By Sheila M. Eldred

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.

By Elizabeth Millard

Treatment for Eating and Speaking Troubles

Head and neck cancer treatments can lead to difficulties with eating and communicating. These are some of the therapies that can help.

By Stephanie Stephens

Head and Neck Cancer: 11 Things To Know

Read what this oncologist wants you to know about rare but challenging head and neck cancers.

By Stephanie Stephens