Head and Neck Cancer

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Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancer surgery is a specialized field aimed at removing tumors and restoring function in the affected areas. At Emirates Hospitals Group in Dubai, our dedicated team of experts provides comprehensive care using advanced surgical techniques tailored to each patient’s unique needs, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

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Symptoms of Head and Neck Cancer

Recognizing the symptoms of head and neck cancer can lead to early diagnosis and prompt treatment. Common symptoms include:

  • Persistent sore throat: Especially if accompanied by difficulty swallowing.
  • Changes in voice: Hoarseness or persistent voice changes.
  • Lumps or swelling: Particularly in the neck, throat, or mouth.
  • Unexplained weight loss: Without diet or exercise changes.
  • Persistent ear pain: Especially on one side.

If you experience any of these symptoms, seeking evaluation at Emirates Hospitals Group can facilitate timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

Diagnosis of Head and Neck Cancer

Accurate diagnosis is critical for determining the extent and type of head and neck cancer. Our diagnostic process includes:

  • Imaging Studies: Utilizing CT scans, MRI, or PET scans to visualize tumors and assess spread.
  • Biopsy: Removing tissue for microscopic examination to confirm cancer presence and type.
  • Endoscopic Evaluation: Minimally invasive inspection of throat, nose, and sinuses for abnormalities.

Procedures for Head & Neck Cancer Surgery Treatment in Dubai

Emirates Hospitals Group offers a range of surgical procedures for head and neck cancer treatment, including:

  • Tumor Resection: Removing tumors while preserving surrounding healthy tissue.
  • Neck Dissection: Surgical removal of affected lymph nodes in the neck.
  • Reconstruction Surgery: Restoring function and aesthetics post-treatment.

Recovery Process after Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Recovering from head and neck cancer surgery involves comprehensive support and rehabilitation to ensure optimal outcomes and improved quality of life:

Hospital Stay and Monitoring

Patients receive post-operative care in a specialized unit with round-the-clock monitoring of vital signs, pain management, and wound care.

Rehabilitation Services

Access to specialized rehabilitation services including:

  • Speech Therapy: To address any speech or swallowing difficulties resulting from surgery.
  • Swallowing Rehabilitation: Techniques and exercises to improve swallowing function.
  • Physical Therapy: Exercises to restore strength and mobility in the head and neck area.

These therapies aim to enhance recovery and restore normal function.

Nutritional Support

Dietitians provide personalized guidance to ensure adequate nutrition during recovery, especially important if swallowing or eating is affected post-surgery.

Long-Term Follow-Up

Regular follow-up appointments with our experienced specialists are scheduled to:

  • Monitor recovery progress.
  • Check for any signs of cancer recurrence.
  • Address any ongoing concerns or complications.

At Emirates Hospitals Group, we are dedicated to providing compassionate care and personalized treatment plans for patients undergoing head and neck cancer surgery in Dubai. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and begin your journey towards recovery and restored health.

Last update date: 08-07-2024

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