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Center for Head and Neck Cancer

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Penn Medicine’s Center for Head and Neck Cancer is a multidisciplinary, patient-centered collaboration between Penn Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) and other specialties throughout the Abramson Cancer Center. Established in 1991, the Center continues to serve as one of the largest head and neck cancer programs on the east coast.

Our head and neck cancer specialists and clinicians are dedicated to providing comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment using an integrated approach to care. Our highly experienced team performs twice as many head and neck cancer procedures than any other hospital in the region. U.S. News & World Report ranked the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania/Penn Presbyterian the highest in the region for treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders.

Conditions We Treat

Our specialists are highly trained in treating every type of cancer that affects the head and neck including:

Treatment Team

Our head and neck cancer team works together to create individualized treatment plans that address all aspects of your diagnosis, treatment and personal goals for care.

Our head and neck cancer team is comprised of:

  • Dieticians
  • Endocrinologists
  • Head and neck surgeons
  • Integrative medicine specialists
  • Maxillofacial prosthodontists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Oral medicine physicians
  • Oral/maxillofacial surgeons
  • Otorhinolaryngologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Reconstructive surgeons
  • Speech/language pathologists