DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20204767

Epidemiology of head and neck neoplasms: a review

Manish Munjal, Ramanpreet Kaur, Sarit Sharma, Raminderjit Kaur, Vikramjit Kailey, Shubham Munjal, Tulika Saggar, Hitesh Verma

Abstract


Head and neck malignancy is the sixth common type of cancer, representing about 6% of all cases and accounting for an estimated 6,50,000 new cancer cases and 3,50,000 cancer deaths worldwide every year. An overview of the problem with emphasis on its global epidemiology is being reviewed.

 


Keywords


Squamous cell carcinoma, Head and neck, Epidemiology

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