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Laryngeal (Voice Box) Cancer

Laryngeal cancer is not as well known by the general public as some other types of cancer, yet it is not a rare disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2005 almost 10,000 new cases of laryngeal cancer will be diagnosed, and close to 3,800 people will die from laryngeal cancer in the United [...]

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Skin Cancer

Insight into detection, prevention, and treatment What is skin cancer? How is skin cancer diagnosed? Am I at risk for skin cancer? and more...   The skin is the largest organ in our body. It provides protection against heat, cold, light, and infection. The skin is made up of two major layers (epidermis and dermis) [...]

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Thyroid Tumors

The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck at the base of the throat. Thyroid tumors are either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) growths. Examples of benign tumors are adenomas, which secrete thyroid hormone. Malignant tumors are more rare and are more common in women than in men. According to the American [...]

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Salivary Gland Tumors

A variety of tumors can grow in the salivary glands of the head and neck. These tumors are more commonly benign, however they need to be approached with the same caution as cancers arising from the glands. What is Salivary Glands Cancer? Cancer of the salivary glands is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells [...]

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