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Head and Neck Masses: Cancer

Cancerous masses spread to surrounding tissues and may be:
• Primary – they arise in the head or neck. Mostly caused by tobacco or alcohol use
• Secondary – they have spread from a primary tumour in another part of the body.

Cancers may be treated by a combination of radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery.
 

For more information about head and neck cancer, please click here.

This page was last updated at 8:20AM on September 3, 2021.