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Head & Neck Cancer Center

From uncomplicated conditions to those that are highly complex and rare, we have the expertise to treat all types of head and neck cancers.

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At UC Health, we partner in multidisciplinary teams to offer comprehensive, world-class care. Our Head & Neck Cancer Center provides experienced experts in the areas of surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, medical oncology, plastic surgery, dentistry, nutrition therapy, speech therapy, nursing care and social work. 

Our team has the most experience in the region when dealing with the complexities and challenges in this high-risk, low-volume disease of primary and recurrent head and neck cancer.



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed of your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-585-UCCC

Conditions We Treat

With research and experience, we’re helping patients like you overcome head and neck cancers every day.

Compassionate Healing Starts Here

At UC Health, we are dedicated to delivering the highest level of compassionate care and the most advanced treatments available.

Advanced Diagnostics & Treatments

Advanced Reconstruction
Integrative Medicine
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery
Neurointerventional Surgery
Organ Sparing Surgery
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
Transoral Robotic Surgery


Highly Specialized Care Focused on You

At UC Health, our head and neck surgeons work hand-in-hand with the other team members involved in your care. Our physicians meet weekly to discuss cases, compare notes and determine the best treatment options for our patients.

Offering the region’s only head and neck cancer support group for more than 10 years
Access to over 200 cancer clinical trials not found elsewhere in the region
14 head and neck cancer subspecialists to serve you
5 convenient locations across the region


Advancing the Science of Patient Care

Patient Stories

Joshua’s Story: A Stage 4 Laryngeal Cancer Diagnosis, An Unstoppable Attitude

In early 2022, and with retirement right around the corner, Joshua faced an unexpected and life-altering challenge: laryngeal cancer.


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University of Cincinnati Cancer Center is your partner in care for complex head and neck cancer cases with 14 head and neck specialists to serve you. We offer the highest level of cancer care, right here in Greater Cincinnati.