Head and neck cancer can affect your ability to speak, eat and swallow. Our multidisciplinary team with board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians work together through our tumor boards to create a personalized treatment plan for your cancer.
Head and neck cancer is a group of different cancers. The area of the head and neck where cancer occurs determines the cancer type.
Symptoms of head and neck cancer can include:
- Coughing a lot
- Fluid in your ear
- Hoarse voice
- Lumps (particularly on the face or roof of the mouth, neck, ear, cheek, throat or jaw)
- Pain in the face, teeth, throat, or ears
- Ringing in the ears
- Runny nose
- Sinus blockages or pressure
- Sores that don't heal
- Sore throat
- Trouble with breathing, speaking or swallowing
- White or red patches