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Head and Neck Neoplasms MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Tree Number(s)
C04.588.443
Unique ID
D006258
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006258
Annotation
soft tissue neoplasms only; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with histological type of neoplasm
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)
Entry Version
HEAD NECK NEOPL
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 Neoplasm
Head Neoplasms
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Neoplasm
Head, Neck Neoplasms
Neck Cancer
Neck Neoplasm
Neck Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Head
Neoplasms, Head and Neck
Neoplasms, Neck
Neoplasms, Upper Aerodigestive Tract
UADT Neoplasm
UADT Neoplasms
Upper Aerodigestive Tract Neoplasm
Upper Aerodigestive Tract Neoplasms
NLM Classification #
WE 707
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
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Head and Neck Neoplasms Preferred
Cancer of Head and Neck Narrower
Upper Aerodigestive Tract Neoplasms Narrower
Head Neoplasms Narrower
Neck Neoplasms Narrower
Cancer of Head Narrower
Cancer of Neck Narrower
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