Elianna Rodriguez had a mass in her neck, making it hard to swallow amniotic fluid in the uterus. She needed to be partially born to help her.
- May 12, 2023
The Head & Neck Cancers Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital is composed of highly dedicated physicians and surgeons joined by a skilled team of rehabilitation specialists in speech and swallowing.
- May 01, 2023
Connecticut Magazine’s 2023 “Top Doctors” issue recognizes 81 Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center physicians
Each year, Connecticut Magazine recognizes some of the state’s best physicians, who provide exceptional care for patients, with its annual “Top Doctors” issue. This year’s list includes 82 physicians from Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the state.
- April 26, 2023
April is Head and Neck Cancer Awareness month. As the 7th most common type of cancer, head and neck cancer can affect several critical functions, namely speaking, eating, and breathing.
- April 05, 2023Source: Good Morning Wilton
The formidable experience of contracting oropharyngeal cancer brought life-changing tribulations to Donna Savage, but unexpected opportunities to share her experience and hope with others have likewise provided some “silver linings” in her life.
- January 10, 2023
The Yale Cancer Center Awards for Excellence in Clinical Care were presented by Kevin Billingsley, MD, MBA, FACS, to two outstanding physicians at Smilow Cancer Hospital: Manju Prasad, MD, MBBS, Professor of Pathology and Director of the Head & Neck and Endocrine Pathology Program and Saral Mehra, MD, MBA, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and Section Chief, Head and Neck Surgery at the annual Yale Cancer Center Conclave on January 5, 2023.
- October 17, 2022Source: Greenwich Sentinel
Press release announcing the Voice Center's partnership with the Greenwich Arts Council and concert/lecture series named “Healing Voices: At the Intersection of Vocal Arts and Vocal Health” celebrating the wonders of the human voice.
- June 23, 2022
Center at a Glance: Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers at Trumbull and Fairfield.
- June 06, 2022Source: YaleNews
Benjamin Judson, MD, MBA, whose research interests include investigating outcomes and quality in head and neck cancer therapy, has been appointed Charles W. Ohse Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) at Yale School of Medicine, effective immediately.
- May 23, 2022Source: CT Insider
While cancer of the throat, back of the tongue, tonsils and soft palate (the location of the uvula), known as oropharyngeal cancer, can be caused by smoking or heavy drinking, HPV also has been linked to it, according to Dr. Saral Mehra, section chief for head and neck and otolaryngology surgery at the Yale School of Medicine.