Head and Neck Cancer

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Catholic Health Locations

Mount St. Mary's Hospital
5300 Military Road
Lewiston, NY 14092
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Sisters of Charity Hospital
2157 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
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Head and neck cancer is cancer that arises in the:

  • nasal cavity,
  • sinuses,
  • lips,
  • mouth,
  • salivary glands,
  • throat (pharyngeal cancer and laryngeal cancer),
  • or larynx (voice box).

Using tobacco or alcohol increases your risk. If found early, these cancers are often curable.

If you are diagnosed with head and neck cancer, treatment options may include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.