The Department of Otorhinolaryngology has a research program dedicated to advancing treatment for head and neck cancers. Researchers from head and neck surgery, thoracic surgery, radiation oncology, hematology/oncology, immunology and molecular medicine work together to identify and conduct research studies that will most benefit patients.

Read more about head and neck surgery research at Mayo Clinic.

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.


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

Research profiles

Oct. 01, 2015