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