Providence Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Program offers world-class care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the oral cavity (mouth), tongue, pharynx (throat), larynx (voice box), nose, paranasal sinuses, salivary glands and thyroid gland, as well as tumors at the skull base. Our multidisciplinary treatment team includes physicians, dentists, nurses, speech pathologists, audiologists, nutritionists and social workers, who work together to provide optimal tumor control and maximal functional and aesthetic outcomes.
As the region’s most comprehensive multidisciplinary service dedicated exclusively to patients with oral, head and neck cancers, we offer:
Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care ensures that patients and their referring physicians have convenient access to the combined experience and expertise of Providence Health & Services. Our highly experienced clinicians represent numerous specialties including:
Beginning with a multidisciplinary assessment, a team of specialists will work with the patient and referring physician to create a comprehensive treatment plan that is tailored to the patient’s needs. A range of comprehensive services is available, including:
Improving quality of life for patients with oral, head and neck cancer is one of our program’s primary goals. Physicians and researchers within the program have already contributed to the development of novel methods for improving oral, head and neck cancer treatment while retaining function and appearance. These advances in therapy and reconstruction include:
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