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CancerBro - Head and Neck Cancer Forum, Head and Neck Cancer Group and Support Community
JPSGH1
Posted on Nov. 3, 2019, 11:28 p.m.
7 years back(Apl 2012), Mandibulectomy with Fibula Free Flap was done, remained desease free for 7 yrs, but since 6 months ulceration on right lateral border of tongue started, MRI done on 27th Apl... read more
Rodder
Posted on Sept. 6, 2019, 10:34 a.m.
Can I know what symptoms did you face before knowing that is was nasopharyngeal cancer?
JPSGH1
Posted on Aug. 19, 2019, 1:42 p.m.
Hi everybody, I need some supportive advise. 7 yrs back I underwent segmental mandibulactomy with fibula free flap. That worked well till 6 months back. But since 6 months I again faced problem, th... read more
BobWager
Posted on Aug. 5, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
Hii Everyone, my wife has throat cancer and today is our first day of radiation and chemotherapy. Glad to be a part of this wonderful support community. Wish us all the best and pray for my wife's ... read more
Lester
Posted on July 16, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
My wife has stage 1 SCC in her neck. She will soon start her radiation treatment. I am so worried on how her body will respond to the treatment. What if she can't be strong enough to make this. Can... read more
HeadandNeck_CancerBro
Posted on July 6, 2019, 2:57 p.m.
Hello Community Members, Hope you are doing great. Recently, we came to know that most people here don't know from where to accept friend requests and read messages. So, we decided to post it her... read more
AliciaStone
Posted on July 5, 2019, 2:41 p.m.
Hello guys, two weeks ago I had my surgery and now I am experiencing inner ear pain and in my neck where the dissection was done. I also have constant headaches. Did anyone experience the same?
HeadandNeck_CancerBro
Posted on June 28, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
Being a cancer FIGHTER, there are always a lot of questions and doubts in our mind. And who can answer them better than a SURVIVOR. So all the FIGHTERS in the group can ask what's there in their m... read more
Regus
Posted on June 26, 2019, 10:11 p.m.
Has anyone here been on chemo Paclitaxol? If yes, then what were the side effects and how you dealt with them? My doctor is putting me on paclitaxol from next week.
xavier
Posted on June 19, 2019, 6:34 p.m.
Here to seek some advice. After completing the treatment, my oncologist sent me for MRI scan and it seems that the tumor is gone. Did you also follow the same procedure before being declared cancer... read more

Welcome to our Head and Neck Cancer Forum and Support Group

CancerBro Head and Neck cancer forum is an online discussion and social media platform for people dealing with various types of head and neck cancers. Join our support group to share your feelings, experiences, or ask any questions related to your cancer diagnosis, staging, and treatment. 

We are constantly working to spread head and neck cancer awareness on our social media channels as it is more important than ever. Our team of doctors and medical writers have written information articles on various types of head and neck cancer so that our community members can get all they information and support they need at one place.

About Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer is a group of cancer that can start in the mouth, throat, salivary gland, nose, larynx, or sinuses. According to American Cancer Society, in 2019 there will be approximately 65,410 new cases of head and neck cancer

Type of head and neck cancer:

  1. Laryngeal cancer: In this type of head and neck cancer, malignant cancer cells are formed in the tissues of the larynx.
     
  2. Hypopharyngeal cancer: In this cancer, malignant cells are formed in the region where larynx and esophagus - hyphopharynx.
     
  3. Nasal Cavity and paranasal sinus cancer: In this type of head and neck cancer, malignant cancer cells are formed in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinus region.
     
  4. Nasopharyngeal cancer: In this disease, cancerous cells are formed in the nasopharynx tissues.
     
  5. Oral and oropharyngeal cancer: In this type of head and neck cancer, malignant cells starts developing in the oropharynx tissues.
     
  6. Salivary gland tumor cancer: In this type of head and neck cancer, malignant cells are formed in the tissues of salivary gland. 

 

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