• Head and Neck Cancer

    Can I really get throat cancer from oral sex? Michael Douglas says so.

    by  • June 20, 2013 • Head and Neck Cancer, Throat Cancer, Uncategorized

    Michael Douglas blamed his throat cancer on oral sex. Could he be right? Everyone knows (or should know) that smoking causes lung cancer. If you think about it, you’ll realize that your mouth, throat and voicebox can’t get out of the way. They are exposed to the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke as well....

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    Neck Dissection to Treat Head and Neck Cancer – Not so Radical Any More

    by  • April 15, 2013 • Head and Neck Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Uncategorized

    Neck dissection is usually recommended to remove cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes of the neck. Cancers spread by dispersing through small channels, captured in lymph nodes that serve as filters. Cancer cells take up residence and grow within lymph nodes. Some cancer spread by invading blood vessels and spreading to other...

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