Head and Neck Cancers
Learn about the various oral side effects of cancer therapy, including, chemotherapy, head and neck radiation therapy, and anti-resorptive medications. Dr. Levi will also review the ideal time to visit a dentist during cancer treatment, including the appropriate blood counts for an extraction or routine dental care. Finally, she will speak about methods to help minimize the risk of developing the oral and dental manifestations of cancer treatment.
diagnosis of head and neck cancer is a life-changing event. Many people find that learning more about the details of their cancer type and treatment gives them a feeling of empowerment and helps them cope with the changes that follow a cancer diagnosis. This section of the Head & Neck Cancer Guide includes detailed articles about specific cancer types categorized by the location of the primary tumor.