Disease Information

Hypopharyngeal Cancer

Hypopharyngeal Cancer Treatment

Hypopharyngeal cancer treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, and sometimes chemotherapy. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent hypopharyngeal cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Screening

Oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer screening means looking for cancer before there are symptoms. Currently, no standard or routine screening has shown to help reduce deaths from these types of cancer. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers and about approaches that may help in the prevention of these diseases.

Laryngeal Cancer

Laryngeal Cancer Treatment

Laryngeal cancer treatment depends upon the exact location and extent of disease and can include radiation therapy, surgery, and chemotherapy. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent laryngeal cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Screening

Oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer screening means looking for cancer before there are symptoms. Currently, no standard or routine screening has shown to help reduce deaths from these types of cancer. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers and about approaches that may help in the prevention of these diseases.

Childhood Laryngeal Tumors Treatment

Childhood laryngeal (throat) tumor treatment options include laser surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy. Learn more about the symptoms, prognosis, and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent childhood laryngeal tumors in this expert-reviewed summary.

Lip & Oral Cavity Cancer

Lip & Oral Cavity Treatment

Lip and oral cavity cancer treatment can include surgery, radiation therapy, or both, and depends on the site and extent of the tumor. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent lip and oral cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Screening

Oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer screening means looking for cancer before there are symptoms. Currently, no standard or routine screening has shown to help reduce deaths from these types of cancer. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers and about approaches that may help in the prevention of these diseases.

Childhood Oral Cavity Cancer Treatment

Childhood oral cavity cancer (usually lymphoma or sarcoma) treatment may include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent oral cavity cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary

Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer with Occult Primary Treatment

Metastatic squamous neck cancer with occult primary (unknown primary) treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, or a combination of both. Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of these tumors in this expert-reviewed summary.

Nasopharyngeal Cancer

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Screening

Oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer screening means looking for cancer before there are symptoms. Currently, no standard or routine screening has shown to help reduce deaths from these types of cancer. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers and about approaches that may help in the prevention of these diseases.

Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment

Nasopharyngeal cancer treatment options include radiation therapy alone, radiation and chemotherapy, surgery, and chemotherapy alone. Learn more about newly diagnosed and recurrent nasopharyngeal cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Childhood Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment

Childhood nasopharyngeal cancer treatment options include chemotherapy, external and internal radiation therapy, surgery, and immunotherapy (interferon). Learn more about the risk factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, and treatment of childhood nasopharyngeal cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oropharyngeal Cancer

Oropharyngeal Cancer Treatment

Oropharyngeal cancer treatment options include radiation therapy, surgery, chemotherapy with radiation, chemotherapy alone, and immunotherapy. Learn more about newly diagnosed and recurrent oropharyngeal cancer in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Screening

Oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancer screening means looking for cancer before there are symptoms. Currently, no standard or routine screening has shown to help reduce deaths from these types of cancer. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.

Oral Cavity, Pharyngeal, and Laryngeal Cancer Prevention

Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing oral cavity, pharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers and about approaches that may help in the prevention of these diseases.

Paranasal Sinus & Nasal Cavity Cancer

Paranasal Sinus & Nasal Cavity Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of adult paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer.

Childhood Esthesioneuroblastoma Treatment

Childhood esthesioneuroblastoma (olfactory neuroblastoma) treatment options may include surgery, radiation therapy, and/or chemotherapy. Learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of childhood esthesioneuroblastoma in this expert-reviewed summary.

Parathyroid Cancer

Parathyroid Cancer Treatment

The parathyroid glands are four pea-sized organs found in the neck near the thyroid gland. Find out about risk and genetic factors, symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis, staging, and treatment for parathyroid cancer.

Salivary Gland Cancer

Salivary Gland Cancer Treatment

Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of adult salivary gland cancer.

Childhood Salivary Gland Tumors Treatment

Childhood salivary gland tumor treatment usually includes surgery and radiation therapy. Learn more about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent salivary gland tumors in this expert-reviewed summary.