Head and Neck Cancer Surgery FAQs

The team at Penn Center for Head and Neck Cancer are here to answer any questions you might have regarding head and neck cancer and its treatment options. See the list below for commonly asked questions.

Where are some of the places in the head and neck that cancer can develop?
What are some of the symptoms of head and neck cancer?
How can head and neck cancer be prevented?
What is TransOral robotic surgery (TORS)?
Who is a candidate for TORS?
If I might need radiation or chemoradiation after surgery, why not just skip surgery?
Why choose the Penn Center for Head and Neck Cancer?