The mouth (or oral cavity) is the area between the lips and top of the throat (or oropharynx). Learn more with this 3D animation.
The pharynx is the medical term for the throat. Learn more with this 3D animation.
The oropharynx is the middle part of the throat, that is directly behind the mouth. 

Learn more with this 3D animation.
The larynx (or voice box) is an organ in the front of the neck. Learn more with this 3D animation.
Learn more with this 3D animation about the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses.
Learn more about the salivary glands and how they work with this 3D animation.
The thyroid gland lies at the base of the neck. Learn more with this 3D animation.
Cancer of unknown primary is when the origin of the cancer is unknown. Learn more with this 3D animation.

3D Animations


Beyond Five has developed 3D animations to guide people through the different types of head and neck cancer. Scroll through the animations above to see the different animations. These animations can also be found on the central Resource page.