Head and Neck Cancer

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Get care from an ARC ENT doctor if you’re facing surgery for a head or neck condition, such as throat or tongue cancer. All ARC ENT specialists are board certified in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. They are also trained in minimally invasive surgical options that let you get back to life faster.

Common head and neck conditions

If you are experiencing any lumps and bumps in the head or neck area, an ENT specialist can evaluate, diagnose and develop a treatment plan tailored to your symptoms. They are specially trained to provide medical and surgical treatment for head, neck, and throat conditions that impact the functions of sight, smell, hearing, and the appearance of the face.

Services

Head and Neck Surgery (Thyroid and Salivary Gland Procedures)

Head and Neck Surgery (Thyroid and Salivary Gland Procedures)

Head and neck surgery is most typically performed on the lymph nodes, thyroid, and parathyroid.

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Head and Neck Cancer (Diagnosis and Treatment)

Head and Neck Cancer (Diagnosis and Treatment)

There are a lot of different cancers covered under "head and neck cancers." These cancers can start in the sinuses, mouth, tongue, throat, tonsils, salivary glands, and voice box.

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Parathyroid Surgery

Parathyroid Surgery

Parathyroid surgery is a procedure to remove one or more of the parathyroid glands or a tumor that's affecting a parathyroid gland.

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Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Surgery for cancers in the head and neck area, including oral, throat, thyroid, parathyroid, and salivary gland areas.

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Conditions

Laryngeal Cancer (Cancer of the Larynx)

Laryngeal Cancer (Cancer of the Larynx)

Laryngeal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the larynx.

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Salivary Gland Diseases and Disorders

Salivary Gland Diseases and Disorders

Salivary gland problems include infections, obstruction, or cancer. Problems can also be due to other disorders.

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis means that your tonsils are inflamed. Your tonsils are large, fleshy glands at the back of your throat. These glands make antibodies that help fight infection.

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Base of Tongue Cancer

Base of Tongue Cancer

The back of the tongue, which starts in the throat, is known as the base of the tongue. Cancer that develops in the base of the tongue is considered a type of head and neck cancer.

Benign Tumors of the Mouth and Throat

Benign Tumors of the Mouth and Throat

A benign tumor of the mouth and throat is a growth that does not spread to other parts of the body.

Pharyngeal cancer

Pharyngeal cancer

Pharyngeal cancer includes cancer of the nasopharynx, the oropharynx, and the hypopharynx. Cancer of the larynx (voice box) may also be included as a pharyngeal cancer.

Tongue Cancer

Tongue Cancer

Tongue cancer is any form of cancer that begins in the tongue. Symptoms can include a sore that doesn't heal, a lump, or a white or red patch on the inside of your mouth.

Locations & Providers

  • ARC Round Rock
    • Kent Jones, MD
      Kent Jones, MD
      Kent Jones, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.8

      Accepting new patients

    • Palak B Patel, MD
      Palak Patel, MD
      Palak B Patel, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossThyroid and ParathyroidNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.7

      Accepting new patients

  • ARC Medical Plaza Specialty
    • Achal R. Dhruva, MD
      Achal Dhruva, MD
      Achal R. Dhruva, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossThyroid and ParathyroidNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.8

      Accepting new patients

  • ARC Kyle Plum Creek
    • Gustavo A. Diaz-Reyes, MD, FACS
      Gustavo Diaz-Reyes, MD, FACS
      Gustavo A. Diaz-Reyes, MD, FACS
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossThyroid and ParathyroidNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.7

      Accepting new patients

  • ARC Far West Medical Tower
    • Kent Jones, MD
      Kent Jones, MD
      Kent Jones, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.8

      Accepting new patients

    • Joseph M. Leary, MD
      Joseph Leary, MD
      Joseph M. Leary, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossThyroid and ParathyroidNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.7

      Accepting new patients

    • Matthew M. Meigs, MD
      Matthew Meigs, MD
      Matthew M. Meigs, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossThyroid and ParathyroidNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.6

      Accepting new patients

    • Amanda M. Ammerman, PA-C
      Amanda Ammerman, PA-C
      Amanda M. Ammerman, PA-C
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.7

      Accepting new patients

  • ARC South 1st Specialty and Pediatrics
    • Jeremy "Scott" Sebastian, MD
      Jeremy Sebastian, MD
      Jeremy "Scott" Sebastian, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossThyroid and ParathyroidNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.7

      Accepting new patients

    • John "Caleb" Simmons, MD
      John Simmons, MD
      John "Caleb" Simmons, MD
      Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Ear and Hearing LossThyroid and ParathyroidNose and SinusSleep ApneaThroat and LarynxHead and Neck Cancer
      4.7

      Accepting new patients

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