Did you know head and neck cancers account for around 30% of all cancers in Indian men and around 11- 16% in Indian women? And unlike popular belief these types of cancers can be treated if detected early. So if you have any symptoms of head and neck cancers it is wise to consult a cancer specialist at the earliest to get tested and treated. Symptoms of head and neck cancers It must be noted that the symptoms may differ from person to person. Sometimes the cause of the symptom may be due to another medical condition and not cancer.