Head & Neck Oncology

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Head & Neck Oncology

At Anamay Cancer Hospital, we specialize in providing comprehensive and advanced care for patients with head and neck cancers. Our Head & Neck Oncology Department is staffed with a multidisciplinary team of experienced oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, and support staff who are committed to delivering personalized and compassionate care to our patients.


What is Head & Neck Oncology?

Head and neck oncology is a specialized branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of cancers that occur in the head and neck region. This includes cancers of the mouth, throat, larynx (voice box), nose, sinuses, salivary glands, and other nearby structures.


The symptoms of head and neck cancer can vary depending on the location and stage of the cancer. Common signs and symptoms may include:

  • Persistent Sore Throat
  • Difficulty Swallowing (Dysphagia)
  • Hoarseness or Changes in Voice
  • Lumps or Masses
  • Persistent Earache
  • Nasal Obstruction or Persistent Congestion
  • Persistent Oral Lesions or Sores
  • Unexplained Weight Loss


Treatment for head and neck cancer depends on several factors including the type of cancer, its stage, the patient's overall health, and individual preferences. Common treatment options include:

  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Speech and Swallowing Therapy
  • Nutritional Support
  • Palliative Care

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