Head and neck cancers
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The main types of treatment for head neck cancers are:
- radiation therapy (radiotherapy)
- targeted therapies
- palliative care.
Most people with head and neck cancer have one or more of these treatments. Not all treatments are suitable for every person or every type of cancer.
Choose the option that best suits your situation
Radiation therapy is a way of treating cancers using X-rays or other types of radiation.