Departments and specialties

Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.


The Department of Otorhinolaryngology has a research program dedicated to advancing treatment for throat cancer and other 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 people.

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

Throat cancer research is also 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 about throat cancer by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.