Head and Neck Cancers (Including Eye Cancer) Directory
Head and neck cancers are cancers that start in mouth, nose, throat, or sinus areas. They do not include brain cancer. Head and neck cancers usually begin in the cells that make up the moist, thin tissue that lines the inside of the mouth, nose, and throat. Head and neck cancers are more common in men. Smoking and chewing tobacco raise your risk for this type of cancer, particularly if you drink alcohol. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how head and neck cancers (including eye cancer) develop, what the symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.
What Is Throat Cancer?
From first symptoms to recovery, this is what you need to know about throat cancer.
Retinoblastoma and Your Child's Eyes
Retinoblastoma is a malignant tumor on the retina which occurs in children. WebMD gives information on this eye disease.
Smoking Pipes and Cigars: Health Effects and Cancer Concerns
WebMD explains the negative health effects of smoking pipes and cigars, not just cigarettes.
Tongue Cancer: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Find out about this type of cancer, including how to find and treat it.