Head and neck cancer
The common carcinomas of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx as well as other tumors that affect the head and neck. These include: {{}}Paranasal sinus and nasal cavity cancer Lip and oral cavity cancer Nasopharyngeal cancer Oropharyngeal cancer Hypopharyngeal cancer Laryngeal cancer Salivary gland cancer Parathyroid cancer Thyroid cancer

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