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Head & Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancers are those that grow in and around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses and mouth. The majority of these cancers are squamous cell carcinomas that form in the cells lining the mucosal surfaces of the head and neck. They often spread to the lymph nodes, but are highly curable if discovered early.…

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Acoustic Neuromas

The cerebellopontine angle is a space in the posterior fossa of the brain that contains the seventh and eighth cranial nerves as they course towards the internal auditory canal. The most common intracranial tumors that arise in this location are vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas) and meningiomas. Both vestibular schwannomas and meningiomas are…

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Glomus Tumor

Glomus tumors, or paragangliomas, are uncommon tumors of the head and neck. There are two main types of glomus tumors that affect the ear and surrounding structures: Glomus tympanicum (middle-ear glomus tumors) and Glomus jugulare (jugular foramen tumors at the skull base). The most common presenting symptom from these tumors is hearing loss. Pulsatile tinnitus…

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Thyroid & Parathyroid

The thyroid and parathyroid are both glands in the neck that are responsible for producing hormones. The thyroid regulates the body’s metabolism, while the parathyroid controls the levels of calcium in the body. Both are prone to disorders involving abnormal amounts of hormone production. Thyroid & Parathyroid Disorders When the thyroid produces too much hormone,…

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