Research

Doctors and scientists in Mayo Clinic's Department of Otorhinolaryngology are studying new ways to diagnose and treat soft palate cancer, including research into improving and innovating head and neck surgery techniques.

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 by Mayo Clinic authors on soft palate cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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Aug. 23, 2017
References
  1. AskMayoExpert. Head and neck cancers. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
  2. Flint PW, et al. Malignant neoplasms of the oropharynx. In: Cummings Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2015. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed July 1, 2016.
  3. Head and neck cancers. Fort Washington, Pa.: National Comprehensive Cancer Network. http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp. Accessed July 1, 2016.
  4. Cook AJ. EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. March 30, 2016.