Head and Neck Cancer Care in Greater DeKalb County
Patients with head and neck cancer are evaluated and treated in the Head and Neck Clinic. The Clinic is ongoing throughout the patient's treatment and is comprised of:
- Patient and family
- Medical oncologist
- Radiation oncologist
- Head and neck surgeon
- Patient navigator:
- Provide support and education to patients and their families
- Coordinate appointments for follow-up and referrals, to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment, and assist in eliminating barriers to care.
- Work closely with radiologists and other physicians to provide seamless communication in caring for the patient.
- Registered dietitian
- Physical therapist
- Speech therapist