Head and Neck Cancer Blogs

Cancer Compass

This site provides selected cancer related stories. Their purpose is to inform and counsel patients and health care providers in issues that matter most in the cancer community such as human interest stories, promising new technologies and treatment options. It also provides a forum for patients, caregivers and health care professionals to exchange their inquiries and opinions.


Macmillan Cancer Support

This is an online community that offers a forum for groups and individuals to exchange and obtain information related to their cancer experience. The site includes blogs, discussions in cancer specific groups; ask an expert section and news.


Quality cancer treatment.com

Written by Dr. David Palma MD. PHd., this site offers information on quality of treatment, a blog and a questions and answers page. Dr. David Palma is an oncologist that specializes in head and neck cancer as well as lung cancer. He lives in London, Ontario.


Cancer Hope Network

Provides free one-on-one confidential support to all people (patients, family or friends) impacted by cancer, along the entire continuum from diagnosis through survivorship. This site provides support by training volunteers who faced similar experiences and matching them to those needing the services. They also offer a blog and personal stories of people living with the disease.

Cancer Survivors Network

“Cancer Survivors Network is a vibrant community established by people just like you whose lives have been touched by cancer. We hope you’ll find strength and inspiration from our personal stories, discussions and expressions of caring.” This site is associate with the American Cancer Society and offers a discussion board, announcements, member resource library and a chat room.


Daily Strength

This is a forum for patients, caregivers and anyone involved with head and neck cancer issues to exchange their experiences and look for support. It also has a resource centre with cancer related information, tips and stories.



This is a comprehensive site that offers a wide range of information on cancers in general and Head and Neck in particular. It also has a blog and a frequently asked question and answer section.


NIH Director’s Blog

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. is the Director of the National Institute of Health (USA) and he writes a blog on the latest news on health issues including cancer of the head and neck.



“Voices on Cancer is a Cancer.Net Blog series where advocates share their stories and the lessons they have learned about being a cancer advocate. Cancer.Net is pleased to offer its patient information on cancer research, treatment, coping, and many other topics in an audio podcast format. This gives people with cancer, and their families and friends, an additional option of how they’d like to receive oncologist-approved information from Cancer.Net.”

Holly Boykin, the Executive Director of the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HNCA) writes on cancer of the head and neck and advocates for awareness of the disease.


Being Cancer Network

This site provides a blog for cancer survivors as well as reference materials and a community forum.