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5 Side Effects of Head and Neck Cancer Radiation Treatment You Must Know About

by GregP_WN

Head and neck cancer includes cancer from the throat up, including salivary cancer, tonsil cancer, tongue cancer, thyroid cancer, laryngeal, esophageal cancer, adenoid cancer, including subtypes of each. There are specific types of diagnoses for these also, making for a large group of head and neck cancer diagnoses. 

Head And Neck Cancer Stat

The treatments for each will vary, but often include a variety of chemo regimens, surgery, and radiation. While chemo has it's own set of side effects, and many of them...

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World Head and Neck Cancer Day - July 27, 2018

by Jane Ashley

July 27, 2018, is World Head and Neck Cancer Day, a day to help educate the public about the symptoms of head and neck cancers, allow facilities to offer free screenings for head and neck cancers, celebrate survivors and remember those who succumbed to this set of cancers.

World Head And Neck Cancer Day Logo

Organizer of World Head and Neck Cancer Day is International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation. Their goal is to educate patients and their families about the surgical reconstruction combined with oral and facial...

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My Mom, My Angel - A Son's View of Fighting Cancer

by Layne Compston

Our guest blog post today is from Layne Compston, he is the Son of Laura Compston, "LCompston", a 2-time head and neck cancer survivor covering 32 years. His post gives a Son's view of fighting cancer.

Laura And Layne Compston

Growing up as an only child had its benefits. For example, I didn’t have to share my toys with anyone. My mom and dad always made sure I had plenty to open when it came to certain holidays such as Christmas. I always remembered having many presents under the tree. My parents would always go...

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