Diagnosis and Treatments

Head and neck cancers can be detected with a physical exam and certain diagnostic tests. Your healthcare provider may use one or more of the following diagnostic tests to identify head and neck cancers:

Once the cancer has been diagnosed, your healthcare provider will discuss your treatment options. Treatment plans vary for each patient depending on the type of head and neck cancer, its location and stage, and the health of the individual. Your healthcare provider may use one or more of the following treatment options: