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Head and Neck Surgeon

Head and neck surgeons are also called ear, nose, and throat doctors (ENTs) and specialize in performing surgery on the head and neck. 

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Medical Oncologist

Medical oncologists have specialized training in diagnosing and treating cancer using medications, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, and targeted therapy.

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Radiation Oncologists

Radiation oncologists have specialized training in using high-energy radiation to destroy cancer or prevent its spread while protecting healthy tissue.

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Speech-Language Pathologist

Speech-language pathologists are experts in communication who work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech and swallowing disorders.

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Advanced Practice Provider

These health care providers work with your doctors to help with diagnosis and treatment. APPs may recommend medications, lifestyle changes, and services such as genetic counseling. An APP can be a nurse practitioner (NP), physician assistant (PA), or clinical nurse specialist (CNS).

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Your Extended Care Team

Dental surgeon

Dental surgeons specializing in cancer care assist with preventing or lessening the side effects of radiation therapy on the mouth, teeth, and salivary glands.

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Laryngologist

Laryngologists are head and neck surgeons who specialize in voice care and swallowing.

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Nurses and Nurse Coordinators (RNs)

Nurses and nurse coordinators are registered nurses who coordinate your care with your medical team. They guide you from your first contact through follow-up care and help you find counseling, financial, and other support services. 

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Care Coordinators

Care coordinators provide you with information and assistance before and during your appointment.

  • Medical Assistant: Medical assistants work with our team to help provide care. They may prepare you for an examination, assist your doctor, or take your vital signs before your appointment.
  • Patient Care Coordinator: Our patient care coordinators help you with scheduling appointments and accessing your lab results. They are your first line of contact before you see your provider and will guide you during your care.
  • Patient Access Representative: Patient access representatives can answer your questions about health insurance coverage, help you apply for health insurance, and refer you to our financial counselors. 

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Our Clinics

You can access Stanford Health Care’s expertise and compassionate care for head and neck cancer at a location that is convenient for you. We always accept new patients, and we take many insurance plans, including Medicare and Medi-Cal.

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To schedule an appointment, please call: 650-498-6000