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What are the types of head and neck cancer in children?

Types of head and neck Cancers in children include:

    * Cancer of the Nose and Throat
    * Esthesioneuroblastoma
    * Thyroid Tumors
    * Oral (Mouth) Cancers
    * Salivary Gland Tumors
    * Laryngeal Cancer and Papillomatosis
    * Respiratory Tract Cancer with Chromosome 15 Changes

This answer is based on source information from the National Cancer Institute.

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