• Head and neck cancer (HNC) includes malignant tumors in the lining of the head and neck regions usually arising in one of the following areas
    • Nasal cavity
    • Oral cavity (lips, tongue, gums, hard palate, etc.)
    • Pharynx (soft palate, tongue base, tonsils, etc.)
    • Larynx
    • Salivary glands
  • SLP’s can address specific needs at any treatment stage to enhance quality of life for communication or eating/drinking including:
    • Swallow Exercise program training (i.e. Pharyngocise)
    • Treatment for laryngectomies
      • Tracheoesophageal Puncture (TEPs) management
      • Electrolarynx training
    • Management of trismus and other structural changes
      • Therabite training
      • Myofascial release