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Head and neck cancers include all tumors of the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat and larynx (voice box). Because head and neck cancers can impact important functions like vision, speech, hearing and swallowing, effective treatment requires close collaboration between your oncologist and other health care providers.
In the Head and Neck Cancer Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, our doctors work together to ensure you receive the most effective treatment for your cancer type, health history and lifestyle. Our multidisciplinary team includes a head and neck surgeon, radiation oncologist, oral surgeon, medical oncologist and pathologist.
Our services include:
If you've recently been diagnosed with cancer, you're probably anxious to start your treatments so you can get back to your day-to-day life.
At the Head and Neck Cancer Center, we reduce wait times — and stress — for our patients through our Patient Access Program. This program has two components:
Accepting New Patients
Title(s): Medical Oncologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6227
Fax #: 617-636-8538
Phase I clinical trials, GI oncology, breast cancer, head and neck malignancies, liver tumors
Title(s): Director, Otolaryngology Residency Program; Otolaryngologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3030
Fax #: 617-636-1479
Head and neck cancer, management of thyroid cancer and hyperparathyroidism, head and neck reconstruction including microvascular techniques, management of radiation-related complications
Title(s): Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8711
Fax #: 617-636-1479
Head and neck surgical oncology, head and neck reconstruction, management of salivary and thyroid disorders, management of radiation-related complications, maxillofacial trauma, sleep apnea and sleep endoscopy
The physicians in the Head and Neck Cancer Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston appreciate the importance of maintaining close relationships with referring physicians in the community and will communicate with you throughout your patient's course of treatment.