Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancers include tumors that develop in and around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses, and mouth.

Resources

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The Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) 

OCF provides people with cancer and their caregivers access to a free, anonymous support group overseen by long-term survivors and oncology professionals. Their website provides information about the disease, treatment and current research.

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA)

HNCA is dedicated to saving lives and improving the quality of life for patients who have oral, head, and neck cancer focusing on prevention, early detection, advocacy, patient programs, awareness, education and research.

Support for People With Oral and Head and Neck Cancer (SPOHNC)

SPOHNC is dedicated to raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral, head, and neck cancer patients through its resources and publications, which include support groups, a one-on-one matching program, and educational materials vital to one’s journey with this disease. 

Cancer.net

An overview of head and neck cancer with links to more in-depth information.

National Institutes of Health

A resource for both introductory and in-depth information on head and neck cancer.

MedlinePlus

An overview with a variety of information about head and neck cancer.

Head and Neck Cancer Advocacy Resource Flashcard

Learn about the role of advocacy organizations in providing support for patients with cancer.


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Cancer Care

The mission of CancerCare is to provide free professional support services for anyone affected by cancer. Learn More

Cancer Support Community

The Cancer Support Community is an international nonprofit dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to people affected by cancer and their loved ones. Learn More

Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) is dedicated to pursuing research in and advancing awareness of immunotherapy for cancer. Learn More

Living with Head and Neck Cancer

Mayo Clinic - A resource offering information and advice for life after cancer treatment. Learn More

Community Resources

American Cancer Society - A good guide with information and questions to ask your doctor. Learn More

Treatment Options

Cancer.net - A resource for information on different types of head and neck cancer treatment. Learn More

Medscape from WebMD - Provides detailed information for treatment stages, regimens and doses. Learn More

Current Research

Cancer.net - Provides information and additional links for the latest research into head and neck cancer. Learn More

National Institutes of Health - A government site offering information on studies and drug approvals. Learn More