Head and Neck Cancer

Advanced care for head and neck cancer at Scripps

Learn more about the detection, diagnosis and treatment options available for head and neck cancers at Scripps Health.

Advanced care for head and neck cancer at Scripps

Scripps offers more ways to treat head and neck cancer than any other health care provider in San Diego. We provide advanced technologies for detection, diagnoses, surgeries and radiation therapies.


We also offer specialized treatment for voice and swallowing disorders caused by cancer as well as personalized, comprehensive support to help patients manage potential side effects both before and after cancer treatment.

Head and neck cancer types

Head and neck cancer types

Head and neck cancer care

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Head and neck cancer care

The multidisciplinary cancer care teams at Scripps offer patients personalized support and advanced expertise from diagnosis through treatment and recovery.

Expert diagnosis and treatment options

Scripps teams ensure that expert diagnoses are made and the most appropriate treatment options are provided for patients with head and neck cancer. Care teams may include an otolaryngologist, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, head and neck surgeon, speech therapist and reconstructive surgeon.


Our shared goal is to help cancer patients by providing the exceptional care for which Scripps is nationally known. In its most recent annual rankings, U.S. News & World Report named Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic La Jolla as being among the nation’s best for ear, nose and throat care, known as otolaryngology.

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