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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

    CANCER CARE PROVIDED BY A TEAM OF EXPERTS

    Our cancer team works with you to develop and implement the most effective program to meet your individual needs. They help you and your family understand the various phases of care and answer any questions you may have.

    Radiation Oncologists
    Kenneth Zeitzer, MD, FACRO
    Anudh Jain, MD
    Angelica Montesano, MD, FACRO

    Surgeons
    Seth Zwillenberg, MD

    Diagnostic Radiologist
    William Garfinkle, MD

    RADIATION THERAPY FOR HEAD AND NECK CANCERS

    Radiation therapy directs high-energy beams to shrink cancer cells and tumors. We offer options using the Varian Trilogy linear accelerator (LINAC), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), RapidArc and high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy.

    SURGICAL OPTIONS FOR HEAD AND NECK CANCERS

    We use video-assisted techniques to identify the full extent of your cancer and offer both traditional and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

    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.

    Learn if you qualify to participate in one of our clinical trials.

    Locations

    Cancer Center at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    5501 Old York Road
    Braemer Heart Building - 1st Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    Phone: 215-456-3880
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    Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
    559 West Germantown Pike
    East Norriton, PA 19403
    Phone: 1-484-622-1000
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    Cancer Center at Center One
    9880 Bustleton Avenue
    Suite 332
    Philadelphia, PA 19115
    Phone: 215-827-1570
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  • Questions? Call Us:

    1.800.346.7834

    Accreditation & Partnerships


    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
    National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

    Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia

    American Society for Radiation Oncology
    NCCCP medium
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