Tag: head and neck cancer

Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? Head and neck cancer begins with the abnormal growth of cells. These cells multiply out of control, eventually forming a tumor in part of the head or neck. As the tumor grows, it can form a lump, a sore, or an abnormal patch...
1. The following independent factors were associated with malnutrition in head and neck cancer: gastrointestinal disease, pulmonary disease, collagen disease, metachronous cancer and advanced T classification.  2. Second primary cancer, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular disease were the most prevalent underlying comorbidities in head and neck cancer patients.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  ...