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What is Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck?

What is Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck?

  • Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: A type of cancer that occurs in the mucosal lining of parts of the head and neck e.g. esophagus, sinuses, nasal cavity, pharynx, mouth and lips. Symptoms will vary depending on the exact location of the cancer.

Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck, or a subtype of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: Introduction

Types of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck:

Broader types of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck:

How serious is Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck?

Prognosis of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: treatment during the early stage of the cancer usually delivers a good prognosis
Complications of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: see complications of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck

What causes Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck?

Causes of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: see causes of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck

What are the symptoms of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck?

Symptoms of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: see symptoms of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck

Complications of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: see complications of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck

Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: Oncologist, Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck.
Treatments for Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck: see treatments for Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck

Name and Aliases of Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck

Main name of condition: Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck

Other names or spellings for Carcinoma, squamous cell of head and neck:

HNSCC, Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

HNSCC, Squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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