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Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

  • Head and neck cancers can affect your ability to speak, swallow and eat, as well as your physical appearance. When detected early on, most cancers of the head and neck are curable.

    Einstein offers you an entire team of specialists, all dedicated to evaluating and treating head and neck cancers.

    We treat these cancers of the head and neck:

    • Oral cavity (mouth, lips, gums, cheeks, tongue, tonsils, mouth floor)
    • Salivary glands
    • Thyroid
    • Nasal cavity
    • Throat (larynx, voicebox)
    • Lymph nodes
    • Upper part of neck

    Advanced technologies for diagnosis

    Your diagnosis is determined using digital technology, including:

    • Computed tomography (CT or CAT scans)
    • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that uses high-field tesla magnets to obtain the most precise images
    • Minimally invasive surgical procedures

    Advanced options for treatment

    Cancer is a complex disease that often requires multiple types of treatment. Your care plan at Einstein may include:

    Radiation therapy

    Chemotherapy and hormonal therapy (also known as medical oncology)

    • Chemotherapy, which uses powerful drugs to attack cancer cells, is available at Einstein on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
    • Hormone therapy uses medicines to prevent cancer cells from multiplying.

    Surgery

    • An operation to remove all or part of a tumor to diagnose or treat your cancer.
    • We use the latest video-assisted techniques to identify the full extent of your cancer and offer both traditional and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

    Cancer care provided by a team of experts

    Collaboration is key. Our cancer team works with you to develop and implement the most effective program to meet your individual needs.

    Access to clinical trials

    Our ongoing program of clinical trials may provide you the opportunity to take advantage of experimental drugs that offer new or improved cancer treatments.

    You may also benefit from our participation in several research cooperatives, including the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, two of the largest clinical research organizations in the United States.

  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.346.7834

    Accreditation & Partnerships



    National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
    American Society for Radiation Oncology
    NCCCP medium
    NCCCP Program Selection

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