Head and Neck Cancer

We are on your side with a team of dedicated cancer specialists who have extensive experience treating a variety of head and neck cancers.

How We Treat Head and Neck Cancer

Our team of highly skilled surgeons and experienced medical oncologists use the latest technological advancements, including transoral robotic surgery, stereotactic radiation therapy and CyberKnife® radiosurgery.

We also have dedicated head and neck tumor boards where a multidisciplinary cancer care team meets to plan the best course of treatment for the patient, which may include a combination of:

  • Surgery
  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy

Memorial Cancer Institute's commitment to excellence in cancer research gives you access to the latest medications in head and neck cancer through clinical trials.

Head and neck cancers can significantly impact quality of life and are often associated with difficulty in swallowing, speech, or hearing. Our multidisciplinary approach team has a variety of support services available to ensure a smooth recovery including:

  • Medication therapy management
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Oral surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Pain management and palliative care
  • Social work
  • Speech and voice therapy
  • Swallowing therapy

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