Head and Neck Cancer – Medical Illustrations

Head and neck cancer predominantly occur in the oral cavity, nasal cavity, salivary glands, sinuses, larynx, pharynx, skin (on the face and neck) etc.

The following image depicts the main body parts affected by head and neck cancers.

The image depicts in detail the location of the oral cavity, nasal cavity, tongue, salivary glands, paranasal sinuses and larynx. And additionally also the pharynx (including the nasopharynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx). These are the primary spots where tumors develop.

                       The image illustrates a nasopharyngeal tumour.