Head and Neck Cancer Center

Programs and services

  • Treatment of all benign and malignant tumors of the lips, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, salivary glands, paranasal sinuses, skull base and craniofacial skin
  • Interdisciplinary tumor conferences with multimodal therapy schedules, high precision oncology via tumor characterization and state-of-the-art oncological drugs
  • High experience with organ-preserving therapeutic concepts
  • Functional and aesthetic rehabilitation
  • Phoniatric and logopedic support for dysphagia and dysphonia
  • Reduction of head and neck cancer incidence with preventive medical care and counselling
  • Follow-up care
  • Education and training for patients and professionals
  • Research on early diagnostics, efficacy of medical therapeutic strategies, development of surgical procedures and quality of life

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Department of Hematooncology
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Radiology, Diagnostic and Interventional
  • Neuroradiology
  • Psycho-oncological service and social service
  • Supportive groups, e.g. TULPE e.V., Verband für Kehlkopfoperierte e.V.
  • Support with epitheses and therapeutic appliances


Director / Center coordination

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Rudolf Hagen
Prof. Dr. Dr. Alexander Kübler


Contact HNO

Dr. Matthias Scheich
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stephan Hackenberg (HNO)


+49 931 201-21323


scheich_m@ ukw.de
hackenberg_s@ ukw.de

Contact MKG

Prof. Dr. Urs Müller-Richter (MKG)


+49 931 201-72900


mueller_u2@ ukw.de