Head and Neck Cancer Center

Programs and services

  • Treatment of all benign and malignant tumors of the lips, the oral cavity, the pharynx, the larynx, the salivary glands, the paranasal sinuses, the skull base and the facial skin
  • Multimodal therapy regimes
  • High experience with organ preserving therapy concepts
  • Phoniatric support for patients with voice ­disorders and dysphagia
  • Reduction of the incidence of head and neck ­malignancies by prevention and counselling
  • Post-therapeutic follow-up care
  • Research activities in diagnostics, medical and surgical therapy strategies and quality of life
  • Training and education programs for patients and colleagues

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Department of Internal Medicine II, special focus Haematology and Oncology
  • Department of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Psychooncological service
  • Social service
  • Self-help groups, e.g. TULPE e.V., Verband für Kehlkopfoperierte e.V.
  • Epithetics and adjuvant providers
  • Transregional cooperations with external clinics and resident physicians