Head and neck cancer (HNC) is the term used to describe a wide range of malignant tumors originating in the upper aero digestive tract (9). HNC imposes acute suffering on the patients while swallowing, breathing or speaking. Tobacco and alcohol are the primary causes in majority cases of HNC (18). Cancer is the second leading cause of death with estimates of 1.66M and 0.58M in 2013 for new cases and deaths respectively (15,16). Endoscopy, biopsy, mirror scan and CT/MRI imaging are commonly used methods for diagnosis in the last 20 years.
Ways of treating HNC
The treatment methods (10) vary from medication, Continue reading...