Jefferson University Hospitals

Diseases & Conditions

  • Head & Neck Cancers
    Our specialists are experts in diagnosing and treating symptoms of head and neck cancer which include ear pain, a growing neck mass, shortness of breath, weight loss and a hoarse voice.

  • Laryngeal Cancer
    A cancer of the voice box, laryngeal cancer is usually treated with radiation therapy or surgery.

  • Oral Cancer
    Oral cancer is found in the mouth area and the oropharynx (the throat area at the back of the mouth) and is treated with personalized care by our doctors.

  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
    Our doctors provide expert diagnosis and treatment of oropharyngeal cancer, a throat cancer that develops just behind the mouth.

  • Parathyroid Cancer
    Parathyroid cancer is caused by high levels of calcium in the blood and symptoms include bone pain, fatigue and frequent thirst.

  • Salivary Gland Tumors
    If you have difficulty moving one side of your face, seek treatment from one of our specialists as it may be a salivary gland tumor.

  • Sialolithiasis
    Dehydration is linked to the causing of sialolithiasis, a condition which stones form within a salivary gland.

  • Thyroid Cancer
    Our experts provide thorough evaluation on any mass or nodule near the base off the neck for thyroid cancer.

  • Tonsil Cancer
    Considered a form of oropharyngeal or oral cancer, tonsil cancer most commonly affects people over the age of 50, with alcohol and tobacco use as major risk factors for developing the disease, as well as viral causes.