Head and Neck Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
Cancer Care and COVID-19
Safety is Our Top Priority
We want to assure you that the we are here for you. While the coronavirus has changed much of our daily lives, one thing that has remained constant is our commitment to providing you with the best, safest care possible.
At the Lifespan Cancer Institute, your safety is our top priority. As experts in cancer, we also know completing a treatment plan is associated with the best outcomes for patients. That is why we worked closely with our infection prevention and infectious diseases teams to be able to provide the care you need in a safe environment.
Expert Head and Neck Cancer Care
If you have been diagnosed with a head and neck cancer, you are not alone: approximately 48,000 Americans receive this diagnosis every year. We can help, and the information on these pages will help you understand your diagnosis and the treatments and experts available to you.
At the Lifespan Cancer Institute, we provide patients expert evaluation, diagnosis and individualized treatment plans for all types of head and neck cancers. Our team-based approach brings together nationally recognized specialists including oncologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, diagnostic radiologists, surgeons, pathologists, and nurses.
As faculty members of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, our physicians are actively engaged in research to develop innovative and effective treatments for head and neck cancers.
About Head and Neck Cancer
Most head and neck cancers begin in the squamous cells that line many parts of the head and neck, such as the mouth, nose, and throat. These malignant growths are often called squamous cell carcinomas.
Cancer can develop in several different areas of the head and neck.
The Lifespan Cancer Institute is an active clinical trials site, committed to providing the latest treatment protocols. Our patients have access to groundbreaking new immunotherapies and other new and emerging cancer treatments at various stages of diagnosis and across many cancer types.