Treatment for Head and Neck Cancer

Our multidisciplinary medical team works closely to help you understand your options so that you can make an informed decision about your treatment. As a regional and national leader in head and neck cancer care, Fox Chase has a wealth of experience treating all types of head and neck cancer.

Our multispecialty head and neck oncology team is made up of head and neck specialists including surgical, radiation, and medical oncologists, as well as plastic surgeons, endocrinologists, neuro-otologist, speech pathologists, audiologists, physiatrists, physical therapists and social workers, all working together to meet the specific needs of our patients.

This team meets regularly to review patient cases and map out a personalized treatment plan. We strive to treat your cancer in the least invasive way possible using innovative surgical techniques and combination therapies that give you the best chance of a successful outcome.

Treatment for head and neck cancers at Fox Chase Cancer Center includes state-of-the-art surgery and access to novel agents, especially targeted therapies, such as monoclonal antibodies, signaling inhibitors and immunotherapy, as well as the latest in radiation treatment techniques.

The standard treatments for head and neck cancers include: