City of Hope offers a truly comprehensive approach to pharyngeal (throat) cancers. Our renowned head and neck surgeons specialize in the complex operations often necessary to eradicate these tumors while preserving vital structures and function. We offer ultra-sophisticated radiotherapy techniques, such as IMRT and TomoTherapy. Finally, City of Hope employs the latest chemotherapy protocols and devises promising experimental therapies through its drug development research programs, then speeds them through patient clinical trials. These combined attributes allow us to provide powerful therapeutic options to patients fighting pharyngeal cancers.
Pharyngeal cancer patients at City of Hope receive treatment from a coordinated, multidisciplinary team of head and neck surgeons, plastic surgeons, oncologists, neurologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, nutritionists, speech pathologists and other supportive care specialists, ensuring the highest possible standard of care.