The Head and neck tumour committee is made up of a multidisciplinary team of professionals in: pathological anatomy, molecular biology, general and digestive surgery, thoracic surgery, dermatology, nursing, physiotherapy, nuclear medicine, neurosurgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, otorhinolaryngology, psychology, radiodiagnosis, and traumatology.
The treatment of a tumour will depend on its typology, extension, and evolution. Depending on each case, there are therapeutic options available for surgery, external or internal radiotherapy (brachytherapy), or systemic treatments (chemotherapy, hormone therapy, drugs against molecular targets, etc.), and/or combinations of these.
When malignant tumour cells affect the larynx, this involves cancer of the larynx.
Lumps or nodules may appear in the thyroid. They may correspond to benign (or non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) tumours.
Services included in this committee
The Tumour Committees are regulated under established protocols and are made up of a multidisciplinary team of expert doctors from the main specialities depending on the type of tumour. The IVO’s gynaecological tumour committee is made up of multidisciplinary medical teams from the following specialities: