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Head and Neck cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

Overview

Head and neck cancer. Cancer is a wide term. It explains the disease that effects when cells changes causes the uncontrolled growth and division of cells. Several forms of cancer cause fast cell growth while others cause cells to grow and divide at a slower rate. Certain types of cancer result in evident increases called tumors, while others, such as blood cancer, do not. Most of the body’s cells have particular jobs and fixed life spans.

The different types of cancer are exists, the term of head and neck cancer is a most common type of cancer. Head and neck cancer is a group of cancers that begins in the mouth, larynx, nose, sinuses, throat or salivary glands. It cancer type is sixth most common group of cancers in the world.

Causes of Head and Neck Cancer

The most common reason is smoke tobacco products and drink of over amount alcohol.

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Don’t use the smoking and alcohol. These are very dangerous for your health. If you have find the cancer in your body after that the using of alcohol and smoking etc is equal to death.

Symptoms of head and neck cancer

There are many symptom occurs in different condition. Such as in the mouth, back of mouth, voice box and etc. The following explanation is about different situation. It is depended on your condition and you can find out that cancer is exists in your body or not.

Symptoms in the mouth:

  • A swelling or thicken.
  • Dentures Abnormally.
  • A white/red open skin infection that does not cure the gingival, lingua, or mouth’s lining.
  • Abnormal bleeding pain mouth pain.
  • Lump in the jaw.

 

Symptoms back of the mouth

  • Problem gulp of air/speaking.
  • A swelling or thicken.
  • Problem chews or get down food.
  • A feeling that something is caught in the throat.
  • Hurt in the throat that won’t go away.
  • Hurt or ringing in the ears or trouble hearing.

Symptoms in the Voice Box

  • Pain in Ears.
  • Pain when swallow/sup.
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Treatment of Head and neck Cancer

There are many type of treatment existing about this type cancer. But the method of therapies such as radiation therapy and chemotherapy is very suitable for Head and neck cancer. It is also depend on your cancer level that at the time your cancer stage. If cancer extending then the doctor will be decide that whose method is better for your cure.

Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment. It uses “high-energy” x-rays or further forms of radiation to remove cancer cells or keep them from increasing.  This method of treatment is used in different types of cancer. Sometimes surgery and radiation therapy, either used in cancer treatment. It’s depended on your cancer stage. Sometime only one treatment method is enough for remove the cancer from your body.

Chemotherapy

The chemotherapy is a cancer treatment. It uses medicine to end the growth of cancer cells, either by removing the cells or by end them from separating.

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