Head, neck, and thyroid cancer - patient information 

The following are links to leaflets and web sites that we think may be useful to our patients who have been diagnosed with head, neck, and thyroid cancer. 

For a full listing of available resources please go to the Trust’s web directory of patient information

Dental advice for patients undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy for head and neck cancer
Lakshmi Rasaratnam, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Department
The management of your head and neck cancer can involve an operation and/or radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy. The aims of these treatments are to cure or shrink your cancer. Unfortunately, the side effects of this treatment can have long term effects on your face and mouth. This leaflet will provide you with information about what side effects you may experience in the short and longer term.
Date of production
April 2022
Reference number
Web 467