Mayo Clinic doctors and scientist are working to develop new ways of diagnosing and treating soft palate cancer and other throat cancers. Areas of focus include head and neck surgery research.

Cancer research is conducted in coordination with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Publications

See a list of publications from Mayo Clinic authors on soft palate cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Jan. 31, 2014