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Head & Neck Cancer Treatment


Head and Neck cancers include cancers of the Oral Cavity, Nasal Cavity, Larynx (Voice cord), Nasopharynx, and Hypopharynx. it does not have Brain Cancers as it is a different category.

India holds the highest global incidence of oral cavity/mouth cancers, as reported by Globocan 2018, with approximately 160,000 new cases of head and neck cancers, of which 125,000 are specific to the oral cavity.

Dr. Nilesh Chordia, one of the leading Head and Neck Cancer Surgeons in Mumbai, specializes in addressing this critical health challenge with expertise and care.


Prominent precancerous indicators of oral cavity cancers include red (erythroplakia) and white patches (leucoplakia) in the mouth. Timely surgical removal of these signs is crucial to prevent the progression into full-blown mouth cancer.

For expert head and neck cancer treatment in Mumbai, Consult Dr. Nilesh Chordia, dedicated to your well-being and early intervention.


Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Cancer surgery and radiation therapy by and large remain the main modality of treatment in head and neck and oral cancers.Chemotherapy is only used in specific cases. Gone are the days when we had to compromise cancerous organs while doing surgery which used to lead to loss of function.

E.g. Removal of tongue in case of tongue cancer can lead to loss of digestion. This earlier used to impact the quality of life of patients with head and neck cancers.With the advancement of science, these days, the preservation of organs using different treatments (Organ preservation Protocols) together with surgery is possible.

Organ preservation protocols in head and neck cancer offer significant benefits to patients, allowing for procedures like jaw bone removal and reconstruction using leg bone. This approach, which yields cosmetically pleasing and functional results, is most feasible in the early stages of head and neck cancers.

Early cancer identification is of paramount importance. For superior care and preservation, turn to the best Head and Neck Cancer Surgeons in Mumbai, including Dr. Nilesh Chordia, dedicated to your well-being.

Can tobacco cause cancer?

High numbers of Oral cavity/mouth cancers can be attributed to rampant Tobacco habits in India. Tobacco in any form is consumed persistently can lead to head and neck cancer.

It is among very critical cancer types which usually have poor outcomes as we deal with close structures in the head and neck region and there is always a chance to harm the nearest organ while treating cancer of one organ.

To significantly reduce the risk of head and neck cancer, it is strongly advised to break free from tobacco addiction. Worldwide, tobacco cessation is a highly recommended measure to prevent these cancers.

Consult Dr. Nilesh Chordia, a renowned Head & Neck Cancer specialist in Mumbai, for Guidance and support in your journey toward better health.

Why choose Dr. Nilesh Chordiya?

Dr. Nilesh Chordiya has a rich experience of doing surgeries of head and neck, especially oral cavity cancers with over 3000 successful cases of oral cancers to his credit.

Dr. Nilesh Chordiya was trained in the Head and Neck Cancer Unit at Tata Memorial Hospital for a significantly long time. He has extensively worked in Thane and surrounding regions beyond Thane like Ghodbunder, Dombivali, Kalyan, Airoli etc.


    Dr Nilesh Chordiya's

    Areas Of Expertise

    Head & Neck

    These cancers occur in squamous cells of mucosal linings in the larynx, throat, lips, mouth, nose, & salivary glands.

    Breast Cancer

    Tumors or lumps in the breast are indications of breast cancer. It is treatable to a large extent if detected in an early stage.

    Stomach Cancer

    Abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in any part of the stomach leads to stomach cancer, also termed “Gastric Cancer”.

    Ovarian Cancer

    Tumor-like growth in the ovaries is known as ovarian cancer mostly affects young females & is detected in later stages.

    Oesophegal Cancer

    Oesophageal cancer occurs in any part of the food pipe, commonly caused by smoking or uncontrolled acid reflux.

    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer begins in the gland cells of the prostate, found in males & is highly treatable at early stages

    Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer usually begins in the rectum or colon and is commonly observed in people above the age of 50.

    Gynaecological Cancer

    Gynecological cancer is a term used for the group of cancers affecting female reproductive organs & genitals.

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    Patient Review

    Patient testimonial for Dr Nilesh Choradiya

    Mamta Angarkhe

    Cancer Survivor

    Very soft spoken person & extremely gentle with patients. He explains everything and clears out any doubts the patient has. He has always been available for any guidance and support we asked for. Best treatment,Good recovery

    Ajinkya Manohar

    Cancer Survivor

    Very soft spoken person & extremely gentle with patients. He explains everything and clears out any doubts the patient has. My mom got operated under him for breast cancer and is now recovering well. He has always been available for any guidance and support we asked for. Lucky to have such doctors in our city.

    Shakuntala Purswani

    Cancer Survivor

    It's been almost a year since my husband got diagnosed with cancer but thanks to Dr. Nilesh , he operated my husband and till date we haven't faced any major complications as such. He is a great doctor , treats his patients very well.
    Thank you Dr. Nilesh

    Omkar Sakpal

    Patient's Son

    I met Dr. Nilesh sir since my father diagnosed for Renal Cell Carcinoma. He guided us very well. After every reports like CT Scan, PET Scan, CT Guided Biopsy, they explain us each & everything very clearly. Also they suggest very well known doctor (with his reference). For better treatment with medication. He received our calls at anytime and guide us with very simple behavior.
    Thank you Dr. Nilesh Chordiya Sir.

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