Duke Head and Neck Cancer Specialists
Your team of head and neck experts may include the following specialists:
Surgeons with Advanced Training in Their Specialties
Otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, oral surgeons, dentists, and reconstructive plastic surgeons use advanced surgical techniques, including laser and robotic surgery, to restore your function and preserve your appearance.
Medical and Radiation Oncologists
Oversee chemotherapy and targeted radiation therapy when it is part of your treatment plan.
Speech Pathologists, Voice Therapists, and Occupational Therapists
May help you maintain or regain your ability to talk, eat, swallow, and perform other functions important to daily living.
Social Workers, Psychologists, and Palliative Care Experts
Help you cope with the emotional and psychological effects often associated with cancer.
Physical Therapists and Cancer Nutritionists
Help you maintain your strength and stamina through exercise and good eating habits.