Changing the Future of Cancer Care: Head and Neck Cancer

Miami Cancer Institute’s Head and Neck Cancer specialists and subspecialists combine world-recognized medical expertise, innovation and compassionate care to detect and treat your specific cancer. By creating precise, personalized treatment plans that incorporate groundbreaking discoveries and collaborations with other world-renowned cancer researchers, the Cancer Institute’s experts work to design the best, most effective treatment plan just for you.

Our internationally recognized experts work together and across many medical disciplines in our dedicated Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Clinic to provide you with the most advanced, innovative and personalized care – all under one roof. Built into that individualized care plan is our unparalleled Cancer Patient Support Center team (working with each patient to tailor a personalized plan that may include physical therapy, nutritional advice, pain management services and more) and our innovative Patient Navigation Program, with dedicated nurse navigators who help streamline your care delivery, creating a smoother, more seamless path while also enhancing a compassionate patient experience.

Head and Neck Cancer is the general term used when malignant (cancerous) cells form inside many of the areas within the head and the neck, including the mouth, nose and throat.


Head and Neck Cancer Regions


There are many different types of Head and Neck Cancers, each with specific risk factors, symptoms, prevention techniques and treatments. As a result, prognosis and treatment options vary based on each person’s own genetic makeup, location of the cancer cells and stage of the cancer.

For a comprehensive look at a specific type of Head and Neck Cancer, please click on a cancer type below:

Q&A: Oral, Head & Neck Cancer

Geoffrey Young, M.D., Chief of Head & Neck Surgery, answers many of the most frequently asked questions.

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