Mayo Clinic's Department of Otorhinolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery is dedicated to developing new treatment options for people with tongue cancer. Mayo's scientists and researchers collaborate to continually improve care. Areas of research include:

  • Improving and adapting existing robotic surgery systems for use on tumors of the tongue
  • Investigating tumor growth factors for oral cancer
  • Evaluating new methods of use for chemotherapy
  • Evaluating new radiation therapy regimens
  • Investigating the relationship of human papillomavirus (HPV) and oral cancers
  • Researching potential gene therapies

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on tongue cancer on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Jun. 27, 2013