The Head and Neck Cancer Program includes largest group of otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat surgeons), as well as radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and other specialists. Since head and neck cancer patients may require a combination of therapies, such as radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery, the multidisciplinary approach of the head and neck cancer program seeks to provide the most effective treatment for each patient.
What are Head and Neck Cancers?
Cancer of any type occurs when abnormal cells grow in an inappropriate and aggressive fashion. Cancer is typically named after the site in which it originates. Head and neck cancers are mostly found in the mouth or throat with potential spread to the neck and distant sites.
What are the symptoms of Head and Neck Cancer?
Your primary care physician, dentist, or oral surgeon may detect the early signs of head and neck cancer.