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Diagnosis of head and Neck Cancer

In order to find out the real cause of head and neck cancers, the doctors employ the different diagnosis processes that let them to get the complete understanding of problem.  At the start of diagnosis process, physician demands the medical history of the patient so that he evaluate it carefully and after that a complete phycial examination is administered.

Causes of Head and Neck Cancer?

These biologically similar cancers that start from upper aero digestive tract. These include the lips, mouth, nasal cavity, pharynx and larynx. Most of these cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. Head and neck cancers mostly spread to the neck first before spreading to the lymph nodes. These include oral cavity cancers (the inner lip, taung and floor of the mouth), nasopharynx cancers, oropharynx cancer, hypopharynx cancer and voice box cancer.

Risk factors are thought to be the main causes of head and neck cancers:

What is Head and Neck Cancer?

“Head and Neck cancer” refers to biologically similar cancer that starts from upper aero digestive tract. These include the lips, mouth, nasal cavity, pharynx and larynx. Most of these cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. Head and neck cancers mostly spread to the neck first before spreading to the lymph nodes.