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Complex head and neck cancer specialist centres listed for Sydney and NSW regions

Complex head and neck cancer specialist centres listed for Sydney and NSW regions

The study is aiming to help people with head and neck cancers and their caregivers, as well as members of head and neck cancer multidisciplinary teams.

The study is aiming to help people with head and neck cancers and their caregivers, as well as members of head and neck cancer multidisciplinary teams.

What is head and neck cancer? Find the latest head and neck cancer data including incidence, mortality and survival in NSW.

Sinonasal cancers are rare, with 45 cases diagnosed in NSW in 2014. However, a significant proportion of them may be acquired from work. Find out occupations that are linked to this cancer.

H&N cancers are diverse in their aetiology and impact. In addition, groups most at-risk of H&N cancers can be clinically challenging, because many have heavy tobacco and/or alcohol use histories, are from lower socioeconomic groups and less pro-actively seek information.

Research suggests that chemicals in tobacco damage the DNA of cells, interfering with the cells’ instructions for repair and growth.