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At the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, we treat all types of cancers of the head and neck with the most minimally invasive techniques available. Our specialists focus exclusively on diagnosing and treating head and neck cancers, giving a depth of expertise that’s unparalleled in the region.
When head and neck cancers develop, they usually occur in the cells that line the moist, mucus-producing areas of the mouth, throat and nose. These cells are called the squamous cells, and cancers in these areas may be called squamous carcinoma (cancer). Sometimes, cancer in the head and neck region will occur in the thyroid gland or skin.
We are experts in diagnosing and treating the full range of head and neck cancers, including:
To refer a patient or consult with Henry Ford’s head and neck cancer specialists, call (877) 434-7470. Learn more for referring physicians.
Bereavement support groups offer encouragement and comfort during the patient’s illness and continue for 13 months following the loss of a loved one.
We stay away from fads and gimmicks and only focus on strategies that are proven to work. That’s why the results in the HMR Program are superior to...
Caregiver Support Stress Management classes are designed to help identify and support you, the caregiver. The classes are held for 1 hour and...
A survivorship and support meeting for current patients, caregivers, and survivors of head and neck cancer. This group is facilitated by a licensed...
On Saturday, Oct. 3, the Detroit chapter of Free Bikes 4 Kidz will host its third annual bike collection that turns used, unwanted bicycles into holiday gifts for kids – an effort Henry Ford Health System is proud to continue supporting even as COVID-19 has changed and challenged this year’s effort. The isolation of he COVID-19 pandemic makes the 2020 effort even more important.
Award Named After Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan’s First and Current President
Henry Ford, U-M team up for first-of-its kind research for facemask decontamination.
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Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email CommunicationAccess@hfhs.org.