Head and neck cancer

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Medical Definition of Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer: The common carcinomas of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx as well as other tumors that affect the head and neck.

These include:

There are also metastatic head and neck cancers in which the primary tumor where the cancer originated may or may not be known.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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