A clinician discusses a scan with a patient

The Head & Neck Cancers Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital is composed of highly dedicated physicians and surgeons joined by a skilled team of rehabilitation specialists in speech, swallowing and hearing restoration. Our collaborative approach to care offers the most effective treatment options for diseases affecting the ear, sinuses, larynx and pharynx, while emphasizing the organ-sparing mission of Yale Cancer Center. Our multidisciplinary group of healthcare professionals, includes head and neck surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, physical and speech therapists, nutritionists, advanced practice nurses and social workers, as well as patient advocates. Our team approach means that newly diagnosed patients receive a carefully determined treatment plan focused on providing the most comprehensive, effective care possible.