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This chapter in Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist presents an overview of head and neck cancers, including epidemiology, etiology, screening, pathology, staging, and treatment. The chapter focuses on cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract which are most often squamous cell carcinomas arising from the squamous epithelium that lines the tract.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
head and neck cancers
Cancer Biology | Neoplasms | Oncology | Radiology
Citation: Liebmann J, Akalin A, Puscas L, Chen A, Pieters RS. Head and Neck Cancers. In: Pieters RS, Liebmann J, eds. Cancer Concepts: A Guidebook for the Non-Oncologist. Worcester, MA: University of Massachusetts Medical School; 2019. doi:10.7191/cancer_concepts.1021.
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