Head and neck oncology

The most common type of cancer in the head and neck is squamous cell carcinoma, which arises from the cells that line the inside of the nose, mouth and throat. Squamous cell cancer is often associated with a history of smoking or exposure to the human papilloma virus (HPV). Other less common types of head and neck cancers include salivary gland tumors, lymphomas, and sarcomas. Methods of prevention include avoidance of exposure to alcohol and tobacco products as well as vaccination of children and young adults against HPV.

 

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Recommended Conferences

  • 2nd International Otolaryngology - ENT Surgery Conference  
    October 16-18, 2017 Rome, Italy

  • 4th International Conference on Rhinology and Otology
    Oct 18-19, 2017 Dubai, UAE

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