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Head & Neck Anatomy, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MAMost of the cancers of the head and neck are called squamous cell cancers. They differ by where the cancer is located. The parts of the head and neck are the nose and upper throat (nasopharynx), sinuses, throat (oropharynx), tonsils and adenoids, mouth, tongue, glands that make saliva and voice box (larynx). This group does not include skin cancer or cancers of the eyes, brain or spinal cord. Read more on Head and Neck Cancer >>>

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