Cancer treatment can be overwhelming for patients and their families. At UPMC, the main goal of our head and neck cancer experts is to provide outstanding patient care.
If you find any abnormalities — such as lumps or sores — on the head or neck, contact us. Early detection greatly increases treatment success rates.
We urge you to play an active role in your head and neck cancer diagnosis and treatment.
There are steps you can take to help reduce the risk of developing head and neck cancers. Being well informed about cancer prevention and risk factors can be the first steps to improving your health.
We also offer patient support services to help ease stress and create the most comfortable environment possible.
Doctors in the UPMC Division of Head and Neck Cancer can treat any tumor located between the head and neck. It's vital to have tumors tested to determine if they are malignant (cancerous) or benign (noncancerous).
The following are examples of common malignant and benign tumors we treat:
To schedule an appointment with a UPMC head and neck cancer specialist, or to learn more about our treatments and services, please call 412-647-2100.
Address and Directions
University Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists (Oakland)
203 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
The UPMC Head and Neck Survivorship Clinic helps people address the physical, social, and emotional issues they face during and after treatment. It's a joint effort between the UPMC Department of Otolaryngology and the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.