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Our Program

Huntsman Cancer Institute's Head and Neck Cancer Program diagnoses and treats all cancers of the oral cavity, lip, nasal cavity, nasopharynx, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx, and salivary gland, to name a few.

Some of the more common cancers and conditions treated include the following:

  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Oral cancer
  • Lip cancer
  • Pharynx and oropharynx cancers
  • Parotid cancer and other salivary gland tumors
  • Head and neck sarcomas
  • Skin Cancers including repairs
    (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma)
  • Melanoma on the head or neck
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Sinonasal and skull base tumors
  • Any tumor or mass of the head or neck
  • Zenker's diverticulum
  • Surgical treatment of facial paralysis
  • Osteoradionecrosis

Treatments are individualized for each patient and may include surgery and surgical reconstruction, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and speech/swallowing therapy.