Fact Sheet: What You Need to Know About Throat Cancer

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National Cancer Institute: This national organization provides information used by both cancer patients and health professionals. The site provides more information on diagnoses, treatment and clinical trials. It also provides comprehensive statistics on how many people are impacted by head and neck cancers.

Mayo Clinic: The Mayo Clinic is one of the nation's premier hospitals. Its website gives information about what symptoms might be a sign of throat cancer and also how to prepare for an appointment with your doctor. Along with information about traditional treatments, it provides information about alternative medicine for throat cancer.

Support For People With Oral and Head and Neck Cancer: This non-profit organization, referred to as SPOHNC, estimates that there are 500,000 survivors of oral, head and neck cancers. It has 100 chapters nationwide that serve as support groups for those suffering from head and neck cancers.

CancerCare: CancerCare has oncology social workers on call for those suffering from cancer to call at any time to deal with the challenges of battling cancer.

The Oral Cancer Foundation: This non-profit organization's website compiles the latest news stories about oral cancer. It also provides detailed information on the link between tobacco, alcohol and the HPV virus to oral cancer. It also serves as a resource for those recovering from the disease.

Head and Neck Cancer Alliance: Formerly the Yul Brynner Head and Neck Cancer Foundation, the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance promotes awareness and provides support to cancer patients. It also organizes free screenings for head and neck cancer.

WebWhispers: WebWhispers is a worldwide Internet support group for survivors of larynx cancer and their caregivers. It also provides tips and support for those who have had a laryngectomy.

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