Head and Neck Cancers

Head and neck cancer is the umbrella term used to describe a number of different cancerous tumours and include cancers in:

  • the mouth (oral cavity or oral cancers)
  • tongue
  • different parts of the throat (the oropharynx, tonsils, nasopharynx and hypopharynx)
  • the nose or sinuses (nasal and sinus cancer)
  • the salivary glands
  • the middle ear