Infographic: Head and Neck Cancers

WRITTEN BY: CancerCenter
Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Have you checked your head and neck health recently? If you haven’t, now is the time. With over 20,000 cases per year in the U.S., head and neck cancers are not something to be overlooked. These cancers start in the tissues and organs of the head and neck, which include your thyroid, larynx, throat, lips, mouth, and more. As the number of cases increase every year, education is increasingly essential in the fight against these cancers. Recognizing the signs and symptoms can allow you to catch the diseases early and help lead to a more successful treatment. Check out our infographic below, where James Ohr, DO of UPMC Hillman CancerCenter shares some of the risk factors, symptoms and treatments of head and neck cancer.

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