Your healthcare team may include any or all of these people:
Otolaryngologist. This is a healthcare provider who treats problems in the
ear, nose, and throat.
Head and neck surgical oncologist. This is a healthcare provider with
special training to do surgery in the head and neck areas.
Medical oncologist. This is a healthcare provider who treats cancer with
Radiation oncologist. This is a healthcare provider who treats cancer with
Oral and maxillofacial surgeon. This is a dentist who specializes in
surgery of the mouth, face, and jaw.
The team will answer all your
questions and guide you through each of the steps that you'll take before, during, and
after treatment. Your team will let you know what tests are being done and what the
results mean. They'll help you in making treatment decisions. And they will help prepare
you and your loved ones for what's ahead.