Head and Neck Cancer Therapy

Rehabilitation Services Offers Comprehensive Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancer is any cancer that affects the areas of the head and neck. The speech-language pathologists at University Hospitals Rehabilitation Services specialize in the assessment and treatment of speech, swallow and voice disorders resulting from head and neck cancers.

Swallow, speech, and voice rehabilitation is provided for patients with the following cancers, before and after surgical and radiation treatment:

  • Laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
  • Oral and oropharyngeal cancer
  • Salivary gland cancer

Head and Neck Cancer Services

Our speech-language pathologists offer head and neck therapy services that include:

  • Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
  • Modified barium swallow studies
  • Placement/fitting of voice prosthesis