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Making sense of head and neck cancer: Dr Bhavesh Parekh

50% of cancer cases caused due to tobacco use

Over 2 lakh people affected by head and neck cancer every year: Dr. Pritesh Lohar

Dr. Sumit Goyal explains the causes of head and neck cancer

How to fight head and neck cancer: Expert advice from Dr Meenu Walia

May 6,2019 1:35 IST

It encompasses cancers of the oral cavity, tongue, tonsils, oropharynx, and larynx.

By Dr.Rajat Saha

May 4,2019 10:04 IST

Head and Neck Cancer: The risk factors and treatment

The introduction of the newer modalities of systemic treatment has made impact in better survival outcomes.

May 3,2019 10:06 IST

Tobacco use is one of the primary causes of Head & Neck cancer

Symptoms of head & neck cancer include blood in phlegm, lump in the neck, skin changes, change in voice, difficulty in swallowing and a sore that does not heal.

May 2,2019 10:10 IST

What you should know about Head and Neck Cancer

The use of radiotherapy with concurrent chemotherapy has been demonstrated to yield more positive results over just use of radiotherapy alone.

May 1,2019 10:05 IST

More than 5 lakh cases of Head and Neck cancer will be diagnosed in 2019

People consuming tobacco and alcohol are at greater risk of developing this cancer

Apr 30,2019 10:04 IST

New-age treatment for head and neck cancer

Multi-disciplinary approach with new surgical and radiation techniques, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy can help in reducing morbidity rates.

Apr 29,2019 10:00 IST

Head and Neck Cancer account for 30% of all cancers in India

It can be prevented by making changes in lifestyle

Apr 28,2019 10:00 IST

The enormous burden of head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide. There are approximately 650,000 cases and 200,000 deaths from this disease every year.

Apr 27,2019 10:00 IST

Early detection and prevention of head and neck cancer possible

Keep an eye out for the symptoms and visit a physician as early as possible.

Apr 26,2019 10:00 IST

India accounts for 57% of head and neck cancer cases

One of the major causes of the disease is tobacco use.

Apr 24,2019 10:00 IST

Head and neck cancer: Early diagnosis is the key to survival

Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy are the treatment options.

Apr 23,2019 10:00 IST

More men than women likely to suffer from head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer collectively refers to cancers of the oral cavity, salivary glands, pharynx, larynx, nasal cavity, and paranasal sinuses.

Apr 22,2019 11:02 IST

Why are so many Indians getting head and neck cancer?

Of the 10 lakh cases of cancer detected in the country every year, around 2 lakh are cancers of the head and neck, says oncologist.

Apr 21,2019 8:30 IST

India sees 1 million deaths due to oral cancer every year

The country has one of the highest rates of oral cancer in the world due to tobacco use, and the rates are still increasing.

Apr 20,2019 8:30 IST

Tobacco linked to head and neck cancer

Infection with HPV, overexposure to UV rays, and advancing age are the other risk factors.

Apr 19,2019 8:30 IST

Watch out for the symptoms of head and neck cancer

According to oncologist, a lump in the neck can be the first sign.

Apr 16,2019 2:28 IST

Facts about head and neck cancer

Usage of tobacco and alcohol is associated with a high risk of developing head and neck cancer.

Apr 15,2019 1:48 IST

Beware of head and neck cancer

Alcohol and tobacco addiction are the most common causes.

Apr 14,2019 8:00 IST

Head and neck cancer is preventable: Expert

Tobacco and alcohol are the main causes. People who use both tobacco and alcohol are at a greater risk than those who use only one or the other.

Apr 13,2019 8:00 IST

Never ignore mouth ulcers that don’t heal

According to expert, the above is a symptom of head and neck cancer.

Apr 12,2019 4:51 IST

A doctor’s déjà vu moment

Oncologist remembers the case of a 30-something man who was diagnosed with head and neck cancer.

Apr 10,2019 4:51 IST

Everything you should know about head and neck cancer

Persistent mouth ulcers and a lump in the throat are the major symptoms.

Apr 9,2019 1:16 IST

Think before you light that next smoke

The combined consumption of alcohol and tobacco reportedly increases the risk of head and mouth cancer by 15 times.

Apr 9,2019 1:08 IST

Head and neck cancer on the rise

These cancers affect more men than women. For men alone, there were 92,000 new cases of throat and tongue cancer last year.

Apr 9,2019 5:23 IST

Head and neck cancer: Taking stock of the risk factors

These cancers are caused due to tobacco use. Excessive consumption of alcohol, advancing age, and Human Papilloma Virus infection are the other contributory factors.

Apr 8,2019 5:26 IST

Tobacco is the most important risk factor for head and neck cancer

The other risk factors include consumption of alcohol and infection with Human Papilloma Virus.

Apr 7,2019 12:58 IST

Over 1 lakh cases of head and neck cancer in India every year

Cancers developing in or around the mouth, pharynx, larynx, nose, or sinuses are broadly referred to as head and neck cancer.