Clinical Service

Head, Neck and Thyroid Cancer

Contact us

Cancer care line: 01227 868666 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday, 8am-4pm)

Visiting hours: 2pm-8pm

What we do

Our head, neck and thyroid cancer team care for people with suspected cancer of the head, neck or thyroid.

This includes areas of the body such as:

  • mouth and lips

  • voice box (larynx)

  • throat (pharynx)

  • salivary glands

  • nose and sinuses

  • area at the back of the nose and mouth (nasopharynx).

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What to expect

Treatment options vary depending on the size, location and stage of the cancer but generally include radiotherapy or surgery, or a combination of both.

If radiotherapy is suggested as the best treatment this may involve some chemotherapy, either before or during the radiotherapy.

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Where to find us