Head and Neck Oncology
If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please visit with your Primary Care physician or an Ear, Nose & Throat physician.
Symptoms of cancer or a disorder of the head or neck may include:
- Changes in vision
- Changes in speech or voice
- Swallowing Difficulties
- Persistent pain in the head and neck region
- Lumps, bumps, or swelling in the neck
- Unexpected and unintentional weight loss
- Changes in hearing
Tissue-sparing and reconstructive surgery
If you have been diagnosed with a tumor or disorder of the head or neck, you want the fellowship-trained, trusted team at the Methodist Head and Neck Cancer Clinic using the most advanced surgical techniques and clinical trials to create a comprehensive treatment plan just for you.
Our head and neck surgical oncologists treat all head and neck tumors, whether malignant (cancerous) or benign (non-cancerous), including those that affect the following areas:
- Base of skull
- Facial lesions
- Gingiva and facial bones
- Larynx (voice box)
- Lymph nodes in the neck
- Oral cavity (lips, mouth, tongue)
- Pharynx (throat)
- Salivary glands
- Sinuses and nasal cavity
Individualized treatment plans: created for you and your diagnosis
To battle your cancer or disorder, we bring together a full range of treatment options including conservative, minimal access and endoscopic surgical approaches as well as the latest tissue-sparing and reconstructive techniques. Having a range of treatment options gives your team the ability to create the most comprehensive, effective treatment plan for you and your cancer.
At Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center, your oncologist brings together a team of specialists to treat you - body, mind and spirit. This multidisciplinary team meets to discuss your diagnosis and determine the best course of treatment for you. Experts in oncology, radiology, surgery, physical therapy, nutrition and behavioral health all review your diagnosis to give you the best chance at recovery.
Learn more about our Head & Neck Oncology physicians.
Methodist Jennie Edmundson Cancer Center
933 E. Pierce St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503