The division of head and neck surgery provides comprehensive treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck. The section specializes in the care of patients with salivary glands, thyroid and parathyroid glands and of the skin.
Salivary gland cancer is a type of head and neck cancer. It is a rare disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the salivary glands.
Recent advances in head and neck surgery include laser surgery procedures that are less painful and less invasive than traditional surgery.