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Head and Neck Cancer Treatment: Terms You Need to Know

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Aaron Burden

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Treatments for Head and Neck Cancer


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Types of Radiation: EBT, IMRT, and Brachytherapy


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Types of Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer


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Removal Surgeries for Head and Neck Cancer


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Other Surgical Procedures: Neck Dissection, Vocal Cord Stripping, and Tracheotomy


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Reconstructive Surgery Terms: Secondary Intention, Primary Closure, and Skin Graft


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Flap Surgery: A Type of Reconstructive Surgery


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Complications of Head and Neck Cancer Treatment


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Functional Disabilities After Treatment


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Rachel Zohn

Rachel Zohn

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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.