Head & Neck Cancer Program

As part of the Hoag Family Cancer Institute, the Head & Neck Cancer Program is a multidisciplinary team that specializes in preserving and maintaining important functions, like smell, hearing, speech, and swallowing by delicately and expertly treating head and neck tumors.
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Personalized Head & Neck Cancer Treatments

More than 70,000 Americans are diagnosed with head and neck cancers each year. These cancers can affect the face, nose, sinuses, mouth, tongue, throat, larynx, salivary glands, tonsils, palate/floor of mouth, gums, lip and thyroid.

The Hoag Head & Neck Cancer Program provides comprehensive and personalized care for adults with benign or malignant tumors of the head and neck. Our multidisciplinary team has special expertise in developing treatment plans that include the latest in state-of-the-art cancer care and supportive therapies that help to ensure the highest quality of life.

Expert Care You Can Trust

Hoag's team is here to provide second opinions for those diagnosed with head or neck cancer. Unique at Hoag, we also provide a multidisciplinary clinic which allows patients to be seen by all specialists, have their case reviewed with this team together during case conference, then have one comprehensive treatment plan recommended.

The field of head and neck cancers is changing dramatically

Head & Neck Cancer Nurse Navigator

A clinical nurse navigator serves an important role as facilitator and guide for patients, providing resources, access to clinical providers and answering questions throughout the cancer journey.

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Groundbreaking Clinical Trials & Research

Hoag leads innovative clinical trials, including immunotherapy agents, all pushing for more advanced, effective care for head and neck cancer patients.

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Meet the Team

The Hoag Head & Neck Cancer Program is comprised of experts in surgical oncology, reconstructive and plastic surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, maxillofacial dentistry, pathology, speech language pathology, and radiology, as well as a clinical nurse navigator, genetic counselors, physical therapists and oncology dietitians.

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Cancer care is a journey, one taken by you, your family and friends, and alongside Hoag. Hoag Family Cancer Institute can pair you with a dedicated clinical nurse navigator to support you with resources, connections to providers, and most importantly, help make you feel like you again.

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