Dysphagia in head and neck cancer: A review


Head and neck cancers are frequently associated with dysphagia. Both pre-treatment and post-treatment etiologies have been described in the literature. The result of dysphagia has been well-documented as causing reductions in both quality-of-life and physical well-being. The goal of this review is to consolidate the current understanding of the relationship between head and neck cancers and dysphagia.

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Moayer, R. and Sinha, U. (2013) Dysphagia in head and neck cancer: A review. Open Journal of Stomatology, 3, 486-491. doi: 10.4236/ojst.2013.39079.

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