An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

head and neck neoplasms

Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the lip; oral cavity; pharynx; larynx; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the nose and paranasal sinuses; salivary glands; thyroid gland and parathyroid glands; and melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck.
Concept Schemes:
Broader Concept:
Narrower Concepts:
Entry Terms:
  • neck neoplasms
  • neck cancers
  • head and neck cancer
  • cancer of the head and neck
  • head cancers
  • head neoplasms
  • cancer of neck
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2016-03-11, last modified 2020-07-22