Hypopharyngeal Cancer

Hypopharyngeal cancer forms in the tissues of the hypopharynx, which is located at the bottom of the throat where the larynx and esophagus meet.

Our Penn Head and Neck Cancer team consists of experts from Penn Ear, Nose and Throat and the Abramson Cancer Center, who collaborate to create personalized care and individualized treatment plans that address all of an individual’s needs and treatment goals.

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top programs in the country, we have pioneered many of the latest surgical and non-surgical treatment techniques that offer our patients the best possible outcomes.

Our highly experienced Head and Neck Cancer team consists of:

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