Head & Neck Cancers

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with cancer in the head or neck, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is ready to help. Our experienced team of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing our patients with the highest-quality treatment, counseling, and rehabilitation services.

Making an Appointment

Call 800-525-2225
Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–6:00 PM, ET

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Becoming a Patient: The First Steps

If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer or a related disease, we can help you understand your treatment options.

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Patient Care Facilities

We provide patient care at locations in New York City and at state-of-the-art facilities in New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester County.

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Introduction to Head and Neck Cancer

Many head and neck cancers can be cured, but getting the best outcome requires close cooperation among a variety of medical specialists.

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Reconstructive Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer

New techniques in plastic and reconstructive surgery can help restore patients’ appearance and function after surgery for head and neck cancer.

John's Story

When John McPeak was diagnosed with base-of-tongue cancer, radiation oncologist Nancy Lee eliminated the tumor while preserving his quality of life.

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An Introduction
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Reconstructive Surgery
John's Story