Patient reviews for Doctors for Head and Neck Cancer in Vikas Chowk, Sangli
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HEAD AND NECK CANCER
As the name suggests, head and neck cancer is a kind of cancer that happens around the upper body region, especially your neck, going right up the head to the scalp. Symptoms of the same include boils or injuries here that don't seem to heal. Persistent soreness, lumps and bumps around this area should not be ignored. Weight loss, ear pain, teeth pain, etc. follow suit.
HOW IS HEAD AND NECK CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same would be done by an oncology expert who also check you for biopsy and do a CT scan of the head and neck region to check for internal tumours.
HOW IS HEAD AND NECK CANCER TREATED?
A team of oncologists like radiation oncologist, surgical oncologist and maxillofacial prosthodontist collaborate to treat cancer. The success and mode of treatment depends on the stage of cancer.
DID YOU KNOW?
Diagnosis and treatment of head and neck cancer in the early stages is crucial in increasing the chances of survival.