Head & Neck Tumor Center
The mission of the Head and Neck Tumor Center is to provide the most comprehensive, advanced, and compassionate care to each patient while pursuing future goals of the control of head and neck cancer through research.
The Hollings Cancer Center Head and Neck Tumor Center encompasses cancers of the:
- Pituitary Gland
- Saliva Glands
- Other sites in the head and neck region, such as ear, eye and nose, excluding the brain. For information on brain cancer, refer to our Brain & Spine Tumor Program.
The Head and Neck Tumor Program prides itself on innovative care for each patient and family member. With a team of more than 30 specialists prepared to provide input into every aspect of the needs of head and neck tumor patients, the program offers the most up-to-date treatment and rehabilitative options. High quality care is enhanced by constant interaction between Head and neck Tumor Center doctors and researchers. This collaboration benefits all patients, including those with difficult cases.
Recognizing that most treatment standards of today were developed as a result of previous clinical trials, it is evident that clinical trials play a critical role in the advancement of new treatments.
Clinical trials are research studies in which people help doctors find ways to improve health and cancer care. Each study tries to answer scientific questions and to find better ways to prevent, diagnose, or treat cancer.
» Read more about clinical trials.
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