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Nasopharyngeal Cancer Care at Stanford Health Care

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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. 


Medical Oncologist

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


Radiation Oncologists

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


Speech-Language Pathologist

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


Advanced Practice Provider

Our APPs include nurse practitioners and physician assistants who work closely with your cancer doctor. They may provide support and treatment for head and neck cancer and recommend lifestyle changes.


Your Extended Care Team


Nurses and Nurse Coordinators (RNs)

Care Coordinators

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

  • Medical Assistants: These professionals work with our team to help provide care. They may prepare you for an examination, assist your doctor, or take vitals before your appointment.
  • Patient Care Coordinators: Our patient care coordinators help you with scheduling appointments and accessing your lab results.
  • Patient Access Representatives: These staff members can answer any questions you have about insurance coverage, help you apply for insurance, and refer you to a Stanford Health Care financial counselor. 


Clinical Trials for Nasopharyngeal Cancer

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.

Make An Appointment

To request an appointment with a specialist, call 650-498-6000

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