WHAT IS HEAD AND NECK CANCER?
Head and neck cancer is a term used to describe a number of different malignant tumors that develop in or around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses and mouth.
it is estimated that more than
63,000* new cases
were diagnosed in 2017.
*oral cavity, pharynx and larynx
THE MEDIAN AGE AT DIAGNOSIS IS BETWEEN THE AGES OF
THE INCIDENCE OF HEAD AND NECK CANCER IS
85 percent of head and neck cancer cases are linked to tobacco use, and secondhand smoke may also increase a person's risk.
Frequent and heavy alcohol consumption.