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Head and Neck Cancers

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Why UVA Health for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Tongue cancer. Thyroid cancer. Treating head and neck cancers like these takes experience, expertise, compassion, and collaboration. You'll find all of this and more at UVA Health. 

UVA Health is a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center. This title honors our leadership in cancer research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. We're the only such center in Virginia — and one of just 52 in the country.

You can rely on UVA Health for a team-based approach to head and neck cancer care. Our staff includes specialists in every major form of head and neck cancer. We use highly advanced tools to make accurate diagnoses earlier and choose the best treatment for you. And our doctors work closely with our researchers to bring you targeted, life-saving therapies.

The moment you're diagnosed with cancer is one you may never forget. At UVA Health, we'll do all we can to help you through your journey.

Would You Like a Second Opinion?

UVA Health cancer doctors are available to provide a second opinion on your cancer diagnosis or care plan.

Why UVA Health for Cancer Treatment

  • We are Virginia's only National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center — and one of just 52 nationwide. This means NCI funds cutting-edge cancer care for our patients.
  • U.S. News & World Report rated our cancer services as "high performing" for 2021-22.
  • We take a team approach in which doctors work across specialties to offer you a personalized treatment plan.
  • We offer access to clinical trials, including early-phase trials, available nowhere else in the region.
  • Our genetic counselors guide you, your family, and your doctors to a plan of care that's right for you.
  • Our social workers, nutritionists, rehabilitation specialists, and palliative care experts help you take care of your body during your cancer journey.
  • We have multiple locations throughout the region, giving you convenient options for receiving your cancer care.