Getting a diagnosis of head and neck cancer can be frightening and overwhelming. Sometimes having extra knowledge can help assuage the anxiety. That’s why our Anchorage cancer center doctors have compiled this list of frequently asked questions and their answers.
Many patients who develop cancer in the head and neck meet some of the risk factors, but many do not. Here are some commonalities:
If you will be put at ease by having your doctor’s diagnosis backed by a second opinion, we advise you to get one. Here are some other reasons patients seek input from a different doctor:
These can difficult to pinpoint because symptoms often are mirrored by other medical conditions. However, here are some of the most common signs:
At our Anchorage head and neck cancer treatment center, we have many advanced technological tools at our disposal for treatment.
You can get the answers to all your specific cancer therapy options by meeting with one of our specialists. Give us a call today to schedule an appointment.
Send us your questions and one of our Board Certified Physicians will respond within 24 hours.