Studies show that approximately 85 percent of head and neck cancers are caused due to tobacco use, and 75 percent of head and neck cancers are associated with a combination of tobacco and alcohol use.
These numbers imply that head and neck cancers are lifestyle-based and are easily preventable.
In the latest episode of Know It To Beat It, Dr. Prashant Pawar from HCG ICS Khubchandani Cancer Centre talks about the current scenario of head and neck cancers in India, the key risk factors and the treatment options available, along with some helpful preventive measures.
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Podcast hosted by: Dr. Prashant Pawar, HCG ICS Khubchandani Cancer Centre