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.
How Your Dentist Can Help Spot Cancer
Checkups with your dentist are an important way to spot oral cancer. Here’s what will happen during a screening test.
What Is Salivary Gland Cancer?
There are hundreds of types of salivary gland cancer -- —most are extremely rare. Learn about how they’re discovered, diagnosed, and treated.
What Is Parathyroid Cancer?
The four pea-sized parathyroid glands in the neck are involved in calcium production. Learn more about parathyroid cancer, a rare condition most often treated by surgery.