Karmanos Cancer Institute
4100 John R, Detroit, MI 48201
Mon: 7:00am - 5:00pmTues: 7:00am - 5:00pmWed: 7:00am - 5:00pmThur: 7:00am - 5:00pmFri: 7:00am - 5:00pmSat: ClosedSun: Closed
Oral Cancer Specialists
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with oral, head or neck cancer, or if you have a concern about a possible diagnosis, make an appointment at Karmanos. It’s important to be evaluated by cancer experts before beginning treatment.
The Karmanos Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team are entirely focused on treating head and neck cancers and shares its collective expertise to create a customized treatment plan for each patient. Our team of head and neck oncology specialists makes Karmanos’ program one of the finest in the nation. These members are leaders in gene therapy and rehabilitation for head and neck cancers and are actively involved in clinical research targeted at head and neck malignancies.
Each patient receives personal attention from the Head and Neck Oncology Multidisciplinary Team. This team includes, includes surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, interventional radiologists, endocrinologists, facial and reconstructive surgeons, oral oncologist/dentist, maxillofacial prosthodontist, speech and swallow therapists, pathologists, pharmacists, dietitians, social workers and genetic counselors.
Cancers treated include:
- Esophageal (food pipe)
- Laryngeal (voice box)
- Oral Cavity (mouth)
- Oropharyngeal (throat)
- Salivary gland such as parotid and submandibular glands
- Skin (including melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma)
- Sarcoma involving the head and neck region
To receive optimum success for our patients, the team uses the latest technologies, including da Vinci® Si™ Surgical System, stereotactic radiation, and cryotherapy.
At the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, you can be confident that you're in expert hands at one of the nation's top cancer centers.