Definition of Head and neck cancer
Head and neck cancer: The common carcinomas of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx as well as other tumors that affect the head and neck.
There are also metastatic head and neck cancers in which the primary tumor where the cancer originated may or may not be known.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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