neck cancers

Head & Neck Cancers: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

By Dr. Suven Kalra, Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT), Cancer of the head and neck region is the most common cancer in Indian population. It may occur in the nose, throat, mouth, salivary glands, thyroid gland, ears, eyes or anywhere on the skin of head and neck. The origin, cause, symptoms and treatment varies widely…

Lymphadenectomy – What To Know About It?

By Dr. Preetham Raj , General Surgery Lymphadenectomy is generally defined as a surgical procedure which involves the removal of the lymph nodes followed by a microscopic inspection of a sample of tissue for possible threats of cancer. It can be further divided into a modified or limited lymphadenectomy in which only…

All About Head & Neck Cancers

By Dr Anup Sabharwal , Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Head and neck cancers usually start in the squamous cells and are also referred to as squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. It occurs in the nose, throat, mouth and salivary glands. Head and Neck cancers are further classified into various categories on…

Hepatitis C increases risk of head and neck cancers reveals study

People with Hepatitis C are at two to five times higher risk of developing head and neck cancers, suggests a new study. This study was conducted by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre. The researchers feel the findings are likely to have implications on the screening of the…