Head and neck cancer—Part 1: Epidemiology, presentation, and prevention

@article{Mehanna2010HeadAN,
  title={Head and neck cancer—Part 1: Epidemiology, presentation, and prevention},
  author={H. Mehanna and V. Paleri and C. West and C. Nutting},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={341}
}
  • H. Mehanna, V. Paleri, +1 author C. Nutting
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
  • #### Summary points Head and neck cancers include cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract (including the oral cavity, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, and larynx), the paranasal sinuses, and the salivary glands. Cancers at different sites have different courses and variable histopathological types, although squamous cell carcinoma is by far the most common. The anatomical sites affected are important for functions such as speech, swallowing, taste, and smell, so the cancers and their… CONTINUE READING
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