Cancer treatment can be overwhelming for patients and their families. At UPMC, the main goal of our head and neck cancer experts is to provide outstanding patient care. If you find any abnormalities — such as lumps or sores — on the head or neck, contact us. Early detection greatly increases treatment success rates. We urge you to play an active role in your head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment.
There are steps you can take to help reduce the risk of developing head and neck cancers. Being well informed about cancer prevention and risk factors can be the first steps to improving your health. We also offer patient support services to help ease stress and create the most comfortable environment possible.
UPMC Division of Head and Neck Cancer uses a multidisciplinary format of clinical care.
Diagnosis & Treatment
Diagnosing and treating head and neck cancer is a speacility at UPMC’s Division of Head and Neck Cancer.
Prevention and Risk Factors
Becoming well informed about cancer prevention and risk factors can be the first steps to improving your health prevention.
The UPMC Department of Otolaryngology is the home of the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant in Head and Neck Cancer at the University of Pittsburgh.