Pharyngeal cancer affects the back of the throat (pharynx), and oropharyngeal cancer affects the back of the tongue, tonsils, soft palate, and part of the throat.
Oral cancer is a cancer type that affects the lips, tongue, gums, cheeks, and roof or floor of the mouth. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A tracheostomy is a procedure that makes an opening in the neck in order to place a tube into the windpipe. Learn about this procedure.