The Mayo Clinic Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery's Division of Head and Neck Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery investigates solutions to help patients return to full and healthy lives after their cancer care.
Research focuses on:
Oral cavity cancer and reconstruction
Salivary disease and cancer
The division's multidisciplinary research team includes collaborators with expertise in specialties including but not limited to:
In-house 3D anatomical modeling
Laboratory medicine and pathology
The division conducts prospective clinical trials, basic science and translational research, and retrospective data analysis. Its research is primarily funded by generous benefactors and grants.