Mayo's Department of Otorhinolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery conducts research to address the needs of the person with head and neck cancer. Areas of research include:

  • Imaging studies for diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Combination therapies
  • Use of hyperbaric oxygen in combination with radiation and chemotherapy
  • Effectiveness of transoral robotic surgery on the voice box and other regions that are difficult to access through the mouth
  • Quality of life and speech and swallowing after treatment for throat cancer

Publications

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

Jun. 27, 2013