Head And Neck Cancer (Squamous)

Your Path

  • Head and Neck Cancer (Squamous)


  • Typically squamous cell

Risk Factors

  • Smoking
  • Etoh
  • Chewing tobacco
  • HPV infection


  • Masses in mouth
  • Neck adenopathy
  • Present with ulcers that don't heal in mouth
  • Difficulty swallowing

Physical Exam Findings

  • Slow growing
  • Edges indurated
  • Non-healing ulcer or mass of oral mucosa
  • Lymph nodes firm
  • Stuck to each other & underlying tissue, growing