We provide interdisciplinary care of the head and neck cancer patient:
Specialized ~ Coordinated ~ Comprehensive
We provide patient-centered, interdisciplinary care of cancer and non-cancer conditions which has drawn patients to our Center from all across the globe. From the start, every head and neck cancer patient is offered a coordinated plan of care from diagnosis through treatment, recovery and rehabilitation. Our integrated approach combines all of these specialties to provide the latest advances in diagnostics, treatment, research, and support services: Speech-language Pathology, Otolaryngology Nurse Specialists, Oncology Registered Dietician, Oncology Social Work, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Oral Pathology, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, and Radiology.
Going beyond your physical needs to provide emotional and practical support.
Our care doesn't end with state-of-the-art surgery and advanced technology. The Milton J. Dance Jr. Head and Neck Center also provides a wide range of programs and services to improve our patients' quality of life. Patients and family members receive exceptional care through counseling and education, discharge planning, home health care coordination, support groups, head and neck cancer tumor board meetings, interdisciplinary patient care conferences, and more. Every step of the way, our patients experience compassion from people who care in a healing, supportive environment.
Collaborating with the Johns Hopkins Head & Neck Surgery Team.
The Milton J. Dance Jr. Head and Neck Center's interdisciplinary team works hand-in-hand with GBMC's on-site Johns Hopkins Head & Neck Surgery team-offering expertise in organ preservation, microvascular and laryngeal surgery, minimally invasive techniques, voice rehabilitation, and research-based clinical trials. In collaboration with Johns Hopkins, The Milton J. Dance Jr. Head and Neck Center also manages all types of laryngeal voice problems including benign and malignant lesions, neurological disorders, and vocal dysfunction due to behavioral causes.