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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Few: Most cancers are squamous cancers from the lining of the head and neck organs. Other types include cancers of the saliva glands and other organs such ... Read More
Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 33 years experience
Many: The world health organization shows about 28 different types of salivary gland tumors, 35 thyroid gland tumors, 40 sinonasal tract tumors, about 18 la... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Uncommon: There can be a genetic predispostion for families to develop cancer but only a few head and neck cancers (thyroid, endorine neoplasms, neurofibromatos... Read More
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Usually not: Head/neck cancers are typically environmentally driven- smoking, alcohol, tobacoo chewing, virus infections (hpv and ebv virus) are the causative fact... Read More
Dr. John Goldenberg
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
No: Head and neck cancer typically refers to squamous cell cancer in the mouth/throat region and is not hereditary. More ofter associated with smoking, a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Variable: Patients at high risk for head/neck cancer are those with history of alcohol use, long-term smoking, tobacco chewing, human papilloma virus infection,... Read More
Dr. Raja Mudad
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
SMOKERS: Smoking and drinking are the biggest risk factors for head and neck cancer. Chewing tobacco also increases the risk. Human papilloma virus is now b... Read More
Dr. Hassan Arshad
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Several risks: The majority of people who get squamous cell cancer of head and neck have a strong history of tobacco use (either smoking or chewing) and/or alcohol u... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
No: Head and neck cancer includes all cancer that can occur in the head and neck region excluding the brain. It includes all skin cancers, lymphoma, sarco... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Mass: It is growing mass that could be causing headache ,and could diagnose with biopsy on neck mass or CT /MRI of head
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Challenge: The treatment of head and neck cancer often involves surgery, radiation therapy and/or chemotheapy either alone or most often in combination. Most are... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
It depends on stage: It can vary from excellent to poor. Neeed more info about stage and location.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Be specific: What is multikine? There has to be a more exact name as multikine sounds more like a generic name, e.g. Cytokines are chemicals released in the body a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Cancer: Life expectancy is really based on the cancer type, the amount of spread and the response to treatment given. The oncologist treating this disorder wo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Varied: There are many factors that help determine survivability in head and neck cancer. The type of cancer, its location in the head and neck, the size at ... Read More

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