Head and neck cancer treatment throughout the Wasatch Front

The expert oncologists at MountainStar Healthcare are experienced in diagnosing head and neck cancers—both simple and complex. If cancer is detected, we offer a variety of treatment options to ensure you receive the care that is right for you.

We also understand that receiving a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, which is why we offer comprehensive, compassionate cancer care throughout your journey to recovery.

For more information about our head and neck cancer care or for help finding a doctor, call our free, 24/7 Consult-A-Nurse line at (801) 715-4152.

Comprehensive cancer care

Our multidisciplinary cancer care team works together to provide an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment options for your unique situation.

Our team members include:

  • Dentists
  • Head and neck surgeons
  • Medical oncologists
  • Oral surgeons
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Reconstructive surgeons
  • Speech, voice and swallowing therapists

Symptoms of head and neck cancer

Depending on the location of the tumor, head and neck cancers can have different symptoms. However, if you are experiencing one of more of the following, it is recommended to talk to you doctor as it may be a sign of head and neck cancer.

  • A growth in the mouth
  • A lump in the neck
  • A persistent earache
  • Changes in the skin on the head or neck area
  • Changes in the voice
  • Vomiting up blood
  • Problems swallowing

Types of head and neck cancer we treat

There are many types of cancers that affect the areas of both the head and neck, including:

  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers, including oropharyngeal cancer
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Malignant melanoma
  • Oral cavity tumors and oral cavity cancer
  • Parathyroid cancer
  • Pharyngeal (throat) cancer
  • Salivary gland cancer
  • Thyroid cancer

Treatment options for head and neck cancer

We offer a wide array of head and neck cancer treatments through our oncology program. Our team of doctors, nurses, surgeons and healthcare professionals will work together to create an individualized treatment plan to fit your unique needs.

This may include:

Head and neck cancer at MountainStar Healthcare

Head and neck cancer describes cancers that develop in the mouth, throat, sinuses and nose. Head and neck cancer may be treated with chemotherapy, radiation therapy or surgery. Reconstructive surgery may be necessary to improve function and appearance.

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