Video: What Do You Need to Know about Head and Neck Cancer?

WRITTEN BY: CancerCenter
Friday, April 18th, 2014

Did you know an estimated 48,000 new head and neck, as well as 37,000 thyroid cancers, are diagnosed in the United States each year?

Head and neck cancer is cancer that arises in the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or voice box.

April 14 to April 20 is national Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. Watch Julie Bauman, MD, MPH, medical oncologist, assistant professor of medicine, director of the Head and Neck Cancer Section and Thyroid Cancer Section in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, and co-director of the UPMC Head and Neck Cancer Center of Excellence, discuss what these cancers are, how they are found, and more.

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