Multidisciplinary care of the patient with head and neck cancer

Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2013 Apr;22(2):179-215. doi: 10.1016/j.soc.2012.12.001. Epub 2013 Feb 4.


Head and neck cancer is a heterogeneous group of cancers, which require a multidisciplinary approach to achieve excellent treatment results. This article focuses on current treatment guidelines and controversies in the management of head and neck cancer. It also provides insight into future directions and newest advances in the treatment of head and neck cancer.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Patient Care Team*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*