Chapter 10. Cancer of the Head and Neck

  1. Robert Souhami CBE, MD, FRCP, FRCR, F Med Sci1 and
  2. Jeffrey Tobias MA (Cantab), MD, FRCP, FRCR2

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch10

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Souhami, R. and Tobias, J. (2005) Cancer of the Head and Neck, in Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Director of Policy and Communication Cancer Research UK, London UK and Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Cancer Medicine University College London, London UK and Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Meyerstein Institute of Oncology, The Middlesex Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126366

Online ISBN: 9780470994887

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Keywords:

  • cancer of head and neck;
  • laryngeal cancer;
  • clinical straging;
  • chemotherapy;
  • rehabilitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction, Aetiology and Epidemiology

  • Pathology

  • Clinical Staging

  • Investigation

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx

  • Carcinoma of the Pharynx

  • Tumours of the Oral Cavity

  • Carcinoma of the Lip

  • Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses

  • Tumours of the Middle Ear

  • Carcinoma of the Pinna and External Auditory Canal

  • Chemotherapy in Squamous Carcinomas of the Head and Neck

  • Tumours of Salivary Glands

  • Tumours of the Orbit and Eye [43]

  • References

  • Further Reading