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Cancers of the head and neck

advances in surgical therapy, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy

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Published by Nijhoff, Distributor for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Academic Publishers in Boston, Hingham, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Head -- Cancer -- Treatment.,
  • Neck -- Cancer -- Treatment.,
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms -- therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by Charlotte Jacobs.
    SeriesCancer treatment and research
    ContributionsJacobs, Charlotte.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.H4 C354 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2724314M
    ISBN 100898388252
    LC Control Number86017973

    Cancers, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear colleagues, As a comprehensive term, “head and neck cancer” includes epithelial malignancies of the upper aerodigestive tract (nasal cavity, oral cavity, oropharynx, pharynx, hypopharynx, and larynx), cutaneous malignancies of the head and neck region, and malignant tumors arising from different cell types of the thyroid. Melbourne launch tonight Australian 2nd Edition Head & Neck Cancer Patient Book at the Australia & New Zealand Head & Neck Cancer Society Conference. Launch is opened by A/Prof Julia Maclean, President & Speech Pathologist at St George Hospital ers: K.

    Defining risk levels in locally advanced head and neck cancers: A comparative analysis of concurrent postoperative radiation plus chemotherapy trials of the EORTC (#) and RTOG (# . Cancers of the head and neck are among the most morbid of cancers. Convention­ al surgery and/or radiation therapy have a high cure rate for patients with early stage disease. However, despite optimal treatment with surgery and radiotherapy, patients with nodal spread or .

    While this text is multi-disciplinary, it is written by head and neck surgeons with a primary focus on the surgical aspects of treatment for otolaryngologists and trainees. More t head and neck cancers are diagnosed each year in the US alone. The leading causes of these cancers include tobacco and alcohol use and infections with HPV. If you are involved in the care of patients diagnosed with head and neck cancers, you will want the second edition of Site-Specific Cancer Series: Head and Neck Cancer, which offers the most current information on treating this specific and challenging patient population. Make sure your nursing library is up to date with the latest edition of.


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What causes cancers of the head and neck. Alcohol and tobacco use (including smokeless tobacco, sometimes called “chewing tobacco” or “snuff”) are the two most important risk factors for head and neck cancers, especially cancers of the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, and larynx (2–5).At least 75% of head and neck cancers are caused by tobacco and alcohol use ().

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Head and Neck Cancer What is head and neck cancer. The term “head and neck cancer” describes a number of different cancers that develop in or around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses, and mouth. These cancers begin when healthy cells in these areas change and grow out of control, forming a mass called a tumor.

Many of theseFile Size: KB. Types of head and neck cancers Cancers of the head and neck are categorised by the area of the head or neck where they begin. Mouth (oral cavity) The mouth, also called the oral cavity, includes the lips, tongue and gums.

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Head and neck cancer is a group of cancers that starts in the mouth, nose, throat, larynx, sinuses, or salivary glands. Symptoms for head and neck cancer may include a lump or sore that does not heal, a sore throat that does not go away, trouble swallowing, or a change in the voice.

There may also be unusual bleeding, facial swelling, or trouble stic method: Tissue biopsy. Jatin P. Shah has brought together contributing authors in a single volume that represents the head and neck management team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

The strength of the volume is in its internal consistency of diagnostic approaches, therapeutic decisions, multidisciplinary treatment programs, and surgical techniques. An effort has also been made to be comprehensive and Reviews: 1.

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