Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

At OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, we take a personalized approach to head and neck cancer treatment. We know your needs, your wishes and the cancer you're fighting are unique, so we create a customized treatment plan just for you.

Head and neck cancer treatment options

The head and neck cancer care team at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute treats all types of head and neck cancer, including the most advanced and complex cancers. Potentially cancerous areas include the face, scalp, mouth, throat, thyroid, and neck. Treatment options for these cancers include:

Learn more about treatment options for head and neck cancer

Leading the way with TORS


Surgeons at OHSU Knight Cancer Institute were the first to perform transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for head and neck cancer in the Pacific Northwest. This minimally invasive surgical option has many benefits over traditional head and neck cancer surgery.

Learn more about transoral robotic surgery