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Head and Neck Cancer Diagnosis: Terms You Need to Know

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Head and neck anatomy.
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Doctor looking in woman's throat.
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma: The Most Common Head and Neck Cancer


Breathing passageways in the head.
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Voice Box, Nose, and Throat Cancers


Salivary glands.
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Mouth, Tongue, Tonsil, and Salivary Gland Cancers


Examining cells under a microscope.
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The TNM Staging System


Woman undergoing head and neck CT scan.
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Diagnostic Terms: Prognosis, Benign, Malignant, NED


Barium swallow images.
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Test Terminology: Biopsies and Molecular Testing


Bone scan imaging machine.
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Imaging Terminology: Panorex, PET, MRI


Doctors looking at x-ray.
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Which Doctor or Health Care Pro Does What?


Doctor looking at MRI scan images of the head.
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Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.