Head and neck cancers affect the head, neck and throat. This includes the mouth, tongue, lips, salivary glands and larynx. Cancer that affects the skin of the head, face or neck is skin cancer.
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center treats head and neck cancers with a variety of therapies. Oncologists personalize treatment based on the cancer type, stage, medical history and overall health. Learn more about the various types of head and neck cancer below.