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Our team serves as a destination for people from around the country seeking the most advanced options for head and neck cancer treatment. By mastering the techniques of Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS), our surgeons are significantly minimizing nerve and tissue damage in patients, giving them the chance to tell their survival stories in their own words.
Working with the hometown physicians who diagnosed his throat cancer, Henry Ford specialists used the most advanced cancer treatment to care for Brad Thomson of Cadillac, Michigan. If you ask him, he’d tell you the 250-mile drive is “worth every minute.”
Among his many titles and roles -- business consultant and former emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools -- there is one that Robert Bobb especially touts: Being the CEO of his health. Robert, who was diagnosed in 2010 with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma, a cancer at the base of the tongue, hopes to inspire others to become champions of their health.
One of our stage four throat cancer patients, traveled from Saginaw to receive treatment from our team. Marybeth Bordeaux lived without her voice for nearly a year now shares her story of losing her voice, adapting, and working hard to speak again.
When Lonnie Lamoreaux learned a goiter was enveloping in his trachea -- and there was nothing the doctors in Anchorage Alaska could do for him his oncologist recommended he travel all the way to Detroit to see Dr. Tamer Ghanem, a head and neck cancer surgeon at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Richard "Dick" Ross was told that the red spot at the back of his throat was a side effect of his allergies. It wasn’t until a few weeks later that his dentist suggested he get another opinion, which led to a tonsil cancer diagnosis. He chose to come to the team at Henry Ford for treatment.