Dr. Persky is an otolaryngologist and surgeon at NYU Langone Health in New York City.
HPV is a suspect in the development of these head and neck tumors.
About 75 percent of these cancers are linked to alcohol and tobacco use.
The good news: You may have control over many of these risk factors.
Knowing all your options will help you find the best treatment.
The goal of rehabilitation is to preserve the affected area during treatment.
It’s easy to confuse these signs with other, less serious conditions.
Treatment depends on they type of cancer you have and where it’s located.
The diagnosis depends on where the cancer starts.
This cancer is sometimes spotted during routine checkups.
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