Podcast: Head and Neck Cancers

In this episode of Back to Health, David I. Kutler, M.D. discusses what patients should now about head and neck cancers. He goes over the prevalence and causes of cancer, including smoking, drinking and HPV. He reviews how doctors can identify common symptoms, including checking for lumps and swollen lymph nodes. He also talks about the recent advancements in treatment, including reconstructive and robotics surgery and breakthroughs in immunotherapy. Finally, he highlights the importance of support and communication as part of multi-disciplinary care for patients.

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