Head and Neck Cancer

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Head and Neck Cancer

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - The AAO-HNS is the world's largest organization represents 12,000 specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. Here you can find information about disorders like chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, swallowing disorders, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.

Cancer.Net: Head and Neck Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

CDC: HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer - Learn about the link between human papillomavirus (HPV) and head and neck cancers from the CDC.

Coram: Nutrition - Enteral (Tude Feeding) Patient Education - This site will provide you with therapy support guides, overviews of medical equipment, troubleshooting information, tutorials and videos.

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance - HNCA’s mission is to advance prevention, detection, treatment and rehabilitation of oral, head and neck cancer through public awareness, research, advocacy and survivorship.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Head and Neck Cancers - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you’ll find information on the causes and treatment of head and neck cancers.

Mayo Clinic: Head and Neck Cancers - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

MedlinePlus: Head and Neck Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Head and Neck Cancer - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.
Also in Spanish.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders - The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research in the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language.

OncoLink: Head and Neck Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
Also in Spanish.

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC) - SPOHNC is dedicated to raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients through its resources and publications.
 

Anterior Skull Base Cancers

Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB)

Columbia University: Esthesioneuroblastoma - Read about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of ENB from the Brain Tumor Center at Columbia University.

Mayo Clinic: Esthesioneuroblastoma - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

Meningioma

Cancer.Net: Meningioma - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Mayo Clinic: Meningioma - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

Paranasal Sinus Cancer

American Cancer Society: Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Cancer.Net: Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

HealthyNJ: Nasal Cavity & Paranasal Sinus Cancer - Here you will find links to nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer information as well as links to chat rooms, message groups and sites in New Jersey.

MedlinePlus: Nasal Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.
 

Laryngeal Cancer

American Cancer Society: Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Cancer.Net: Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Mayo Clinic: Throat Cancer - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

MedlinePlus: Throat Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

OncoLink: Laryngeal Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
Also in Spanish.
 

Oral Cavity Cancer

American Cancer Society: Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Cancer.Net: Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

HealthyNJ: Oral Cancer - Here you will find links to oral cancer information as well as links to chat rooms, message groups and sites in New Jersey.

Mayo Clinic: Mouth Cancer - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

MedlinePlus: Oral Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

Oral Cancer Foundation - The Oral Cancer Foundation is a national public service, non-profit entity designed to reduce suffering and save lives through prevention, education, research, advocacy, and patient support activities.
 

Tongue Cancer

Mayo Clinic: Tongue Cancer - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.
 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Coram: Nutrition - Enteral (Tude Feeding) Patient Education Videos - Your healthcare team may ask you to watch videos from this website.  The videos are: Introduction to Your Feeding Tube, Tube Site Care, and Bolus Feeding.  Make sure to scoll down to the bottom of the page to find these Patient Education Videos.

Head and Neck Cancer Guide Video Library - Here you’ll find a variety of videos covering a range of topics related to head and neck cancer.

HPV - This video is a part of the Did You Know? video series from the National Cancer Institute.  Choose Human Papillomavirus (HPV) from the menu.

MedlinePlus: Oral Cancer Exam - Provided by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, this website includes a video of what to expect from an oral examination, as well as links to more information about oral cancer.

MedlinePlus: Throat Cancer - Here is a brief anatomy video showing a tumor in the throat.

 

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