This year, more than 55,000 Americans will develop cancer of the head and neck. Smoking and tobacco use is the number one preventable risk factor for both lung, head, and neck cancer. While lung cancer cases are decreasing, cancers in the head and neck are on the rise. Fortunately head and neck cancer can be curable if caught early.
We believe in a team approach to help cure patients with head and neck cancer. We work closely with our colleagues in radiation and medical oncology who can offer chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Depending on the stage of your cancer, your treatment may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or a combination of these therapies.
If surgery is needed as part of your treatment, our surgeons provide advanced surgical techniques to maximize tumor removal and preserve function and appearance. Our goal is to help give you the highest chance of winning your cancer battle while also preserving your quality of life.