Head & Neck
Surgical treatments for head and neck cancers often results in some degree of physical deformity or functional disability. The head and neck oncologists at Lakeshore Ear, Nose & Throat Center in St. Clair Shores, Macomb Township, Rochester, Grosse Pointe, and Sterling Heights, Michigan, are also skilled in plastic reconstructive surgery to ensure the best possible outcome. If you have head or neck cancer that requires surgical treatment, call or book an appointment online today.
Head & Neck Surgery Q & A
What types of cancer affects your head and neck?
Head and neck cancer refers to various tumors that may develop in or around your throat, nose, mouth, and sinuses, or the lymph nodes in your neck.
There are five main types of head and neck cancer:
- Salivary gland cancer
- Nasopharyngeal cancer
- Oral and oropharyngeal cancer
- Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer
- Laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer
Most tumors begin growing within the soft tissues that line your mouth, nose, and throat.