Head & Neck anatomy (NCI SEER Training Module)The UPCI Head and Neck Cancer Program (HNCP) is composed of basic science investigators, clinicians, and physician scientists who are dedicated to elucidating the biology of head and neck cancer, with the goal of designing and implementing new strategies to prevent, detect, and treat this malignancy.

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Personalizing Cancer Medicine

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Research Themes:

Cell Signaling

Molecular pathways that contribute to the development and progression of head and neck cancer


Epidemiology of genetic susceptibility in head and neck cancer risk, outcome, and treatment


Development of novel therapies that target tumor-promoting inflammatory pathways and mechanisms of tumor immune escape

Clinical Studies

Investigator-initiated therapeutic clinical trials in head and neck cancer