Clinical Care and Rehabilitation in Head and Neck Cancer

  • Philip C. Doyle

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Head and Neck Cancer and Its Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Axel Sahovaler, David H. Yeh, Kevin Fung
      Pages 3-14
    3. David H. Yeh, Axel Sahovaler, John Yoo
      Pages 15-32
    4. Edward J. Damrose, Philip C. Doyle
      Pages 33-44
    5. Catherine C. Bornbaum, Philip C. Doyle
      Pages 69-84
    6. Barbara Pisano Messing, Elizabeth Celeste Ward, Cathy L. Lazarus
      Pages 85-100
  3. Treatment Related Changes: Breathing, Voice, Speech and Swallowing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Todd Allen Bohnenkamp
      Pages 103-117
    3. Philip C. Doyle, Elizabeth A. Finchem
      Pages 145-161
    4. Donna J. Graville, Andrew D. Palmer, Rachel K. Bolognone
      Pages 163-187
    5. Lindsay E. Sleeth, Philip C. Doyle
      Pages 231-246
    6. Jana M. Childes, Andrew D. Palmer, Melanie B. Fried-Oken
      Pages 247-264
    7. Gabriela Constantinescu, Jana M. Rieger
      Pages 265-279
  4. Special Factors in Head and Neck Cancer

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 499-513

About this book


This expansive text provides a comprehensive grounding in the contemporary rehabilitation, management, and clinical care of  patients following treatment of head and neck cancer (HNCa). It provides the diagnostic and clinical information necessary to successfully manage patients with HNCa, and aids clinical health trainees and professionals in identifying, acknowledging, and addressing a wide range of problems that may occur post treatment, such as abnormalities in voice and speech production, eating, and swallowing. In addition, the book explores the physical, psychological, communicative, and social aspects that form essential components of cancer rehabilitation programs that seek to restore multiple areas of functioning which are disrupted secondary to treatment. Post-treatment changes in breathing, nutrition, physical capabilities, disfigurement, mood, and body image are also covered.

Written by exerts is the fields of speech-language pathology, otolaryngology, and multidisciplinary care, Clinical Care and Rehabilitation in Head and Neck Cancer will be a valuable reference for students, residents and fellows, speech-language pathologists, oncology nurses, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to cancer rehabilitative care.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Philip C. Doyle
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and School of Communication Sciences & Disorders Western UniversityLondonCanada

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-04701-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-04702-3
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