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Descriptor English: Head and Neck Neoplasms
Descriptor Spanish: Neoplasias de Cabeza y Cuello
Descriptor Portuguese: Neoplasias de Cabeça e Pescoço
Descriptor French: Tumeurs de la tête et du cou
Entry term(s): Cancer of Head
Cancer of Head and Neck
Cancer of Neck
Cancer of the Head
Cancer of the Head and Neck
Cancer of the Neck
Head Cancer
Head Neoplasms
Head and Neck Cancer
Head, Neck Neoplasms
Neck Cancer
Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasm, UADT
Neoplasms, Head
Neoplasms, Head and Neck
Neoplasms, Neck
Neoplasms, UADT
Neoplasms, Upper Aerodigestive Tract
UADT Neoplasm
UADT Neoplasms
Upper Aerodigestive Tract Neoplasms
Tree number(s): C04.588.443
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006258
Scope note: Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Annotation: soft tissue neopls only; GEN: prefer FACIAL NEOPLASMS, & other specific organ/neopl terms pertinent to the soft tissues of the head & neck; coord IM with histol type of neopl if possible; DF: HEAD NEOPLASMS or HEAD NEOPL
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SC secondary
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 76; NECK NEOPLASMS was heading 1963-75
Online Note: use HEAD AND NECK NEOPLASMS to search NECK NEOPLASMS 1966-75
History Note: 76; NECK NEOPLASMS was heading 1963-75
Entry Version: HEAD NECK NEOPL
DeCS ID: 6409
Unique ID: D006258
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Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Head and Neck Neoplasms - Preferred
Concept UI M0009818
Scope note Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Preferred term Head and Neck Neoplasms
Entry term(s) Head, Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Head and Neck
Cancer of Head and Neck - Narrower
Concept UI M0332484
Preferred term Cancer of Head and Neck
Entry term(s) Cancer of the Head and Neck
Head and Neck Cancer
Upper Aerodigestive Tract Neoplasms - Narrower
Concept UI M0358107
Preferred term Upper Aerodigestive Tract Neoplasms
Entry term(s) Neoplasm, UADT
Neoplasms, UADT
Neoplasms, Upper Aerodigestive Tract
UADT Neoplasm
UADT Neoplasms
Head Neoplasms - Narrower
Concept UI M0009819
Preferred term Head Neoplasms
Entry term(s) Neoplasms, Head
Neck Neoplasms - Narrower
Concept UI M0009820
Preferred term Neck Neoplasms
Entry term(s) Neoplasms, Neck
Cancer of Head - Narrower
Concept UI M0392810
Preferred term Cancer of Head
Entry term(s) Cancer of the Head
Head Cancer
Cancer of Neck - Narrower
Concept UI M0392809
Preferred term Cancer of Neck
Entry term(s) Cancer of the Neck
Neck Cancer



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