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Understanding Head and Neck Cancer: Knowledge Saves Lives! 

Wondering what head and neck cancer is all about? Let’s shed some light on it: 

Head and Neck Cancer Isn’t Just One Disease

It encompasses various types of cancers that develop in the throat, mouth, sinuses, or larynx.

Symptoms of cancer in the mouth include:

  • A white or red sore that does not heal on the gums, tongue, or lining of the mouth
  • Swelling in the jaw
  • Unusual bleeding or pain
  • A lump or thickening
  • Problems with dentures

Remember, proactive steps today can safeguard your health tomorrow.

Symptoms of cancers in the throat or voice box include:

  • Trouble breathing or speaking
  • A lump or thickening
  • A feeling that something is caught in the throat
  • Throat pain
  • Pain or ringing in the ears or trouble hearing

Get the Facts: Tips for Lowering Your Risk for Head and Neck Cancer