A variety of treatments are available including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and newer therapies such as immunotherapy. Due to the complex nature of the head and neck region, a combination of multiple treatments is often necessary. Our Otolaryngologists have advance training in the surgical treatment of these cancers. Treatment of head and neck cancers can range from relatively minimally invasive procedures to complex cancer resections and reconstructions. Our oncologic surgeries are performed at Tampa General Hospital (TGH), rated one of the top medical centers in the Tampa Bay Region according U.S. News and World Reports.
USF Health and TGH - Head and Neck Cancer Program
Our Head and Neck Cancer program is integrated with the TGH Cancer Center. Our multi-disciplinary team from a range of departments including surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, speech language pathologists, pathologists, radiologists, and physical therapists care for each of our patients.
This allows us to create a personalized cancer care plan, selecting the most appropriate course of treatment, aimed not only at promoting a cancer cure but also optimizing post-treatment quality of life. We will be involved throughout your cancer journey, even if the selected treatment does not require the surgical expertise of our Otolaryngologists.
In addition to cancer, our surgeons manage a variety of complex conditions, that also arise in the head and neck region.
We provide the following treatments: