Comprehensive cancer care requires a variety of health care professionals to address the unique needs of head and neck cancer patients. At Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., our head and neck cancer care team includes surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, endocrinologists, speech therapists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and nurse navigators. Every treatment plan is personalized and ensures each patient has access to specialists during every phase of the journey.
Expertise and Multidisciplinary Cancer Care
Multidisciplinary head and neck cancer care is an integrated team approach in which medical and allied health professionals come together as a team to discuss complicated diseases, share insight, explore options for clinical trials, and develop individualized treatment plans for patients. This type of care improves the process from diagnosis to treatment—leading to our ultimate goal of increased survival rates for all patients.