Neck dissection - discharge

Radical neck dissection - discharge; Modified radical neck dissection - discharge; Selective neck dissection - discharge

Neck dissection is surgery to remove the lymph nodes in your neck. Cells from cancers in the mouth or throat can travel in the lymph fluid and get trapped in your lymph nodes. The lymph nodes are removed to prevent cancer from spreading to other parts of your body.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Diet and Nutrition


Other Self-care


When to Call the Doctor