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University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center Brings New Hope for Patients with Throat Cancer

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with throat cancer, such as nasopharyngeal cancer, oropharyngeal cancer or hypopharyngeal cancer, we understand the anxiety you must feel, and we can help. UH Seidman Cancer Center is a nationally recognized cancer program with expertise in both routine and complex care, for every stage of throat cancer, from the earliest lesions to the most challenging cases. Our entire multidisciplinary team evaluates and reviews every single case so diagnosis and treatment decisions are based on the knowledge and proficiency of our team of experts. Together, we work through every step of cancer care, offering innovative cancer treatments that bring new hope to patients.

Our advanced treatments include:

  • Minimally invasive surgery through endoscopy
  • Reconstructive techniques to preserve quality of life
  • Targeted chemotherapy
  • Precise radiation therapy
  • Access to advanced clinical trials

Award-Winning Team Puts Patients First

UH Seidman Cancer Center is part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is designated by the National Cancer Institute as one of only 41 comprehensive cancer centers in the country. We put the patient at the center of a compassionate, highly experienced team. Team members include:

  • Genetic counselors
  • Medical geneticists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Nurse navigators
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Otolaryngologists (ENT doctors)
  • Oral surgeons
  • Pathologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Social workers

Highly Specialized Approach to Cancer Care

Our multidisciplinary team of highly skilled cancer experts performs a disease-specific tumor board review each week. Every patient at UH Seidman Cancer Center benefits from the resources of an entire team of national experts to guide throat cancer decisions. The close relationships between world-class researchers and medical clinicians ensure that the latest research findings are translated into new, effective cancer treatments as quickly as possible.

Throat Cancer Clinical Trials

UH Seidman Cancer Center has many available clinical trials for patients with throat cancer, including:

  • Combining radiation, surgery and chemo with or without an antibody for stage III-IV squamous cell head and neck cancer. Learn more.