Wharton Head & Neck Centre

Head & Neck Clinic Area​​


Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (Directions)

3rd Floor, Wharton Head and Neck Centre​


Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm​


Phone: 416 946 2000 ext. 2206 (Head & Neck and Endocrine triage line)

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Cancer & COVID

What We Do

​The Wharton Head and Neck Centre is dedicated to managing cancers of the head and neck (not including the brain). At the Wharton Head and Neck Centre, cancer experts on your team work closely with you to ensure you get the best care possible.

How to Get Referred

You need a referral from your doctor to become a patient with the Head & Neck Clinic. If you are having difficulties with your hearing or balance, ask your doctor about a referral to the Centre for Advanced Hearing and Balance Testing.

Referral Information for Physicians

For complete referral instructions, read the guide for referring physicians.​​​​​

What to Expect

​​Someone will call you to give you a time for your first appointment at the Head and Neck Centre. Learn more about preparing for your first appointment in the Guide to Princess Margaret »

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When You Arrive
How Long Will Your Appointment Be?
Before You Leave
About Phone Calls

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Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Virtual Event

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 from 5:00-6:00pm

Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Event Poster

Join for a discussion with head and neck cancer survivors.​ Survivors will share their personal experiences through the cancer journey and beyond. All survivors, current patients, family and staff are welcome to join the event!

To register, call 416 432 3920, e​mail katrina.rey-mcintyre@rmp.uhn.ca or scan the QR code on the event poster​.​​​

Health Information

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          The Team

          Treating and caring for people with cancer takes a well-coordinated team. Your team at the Head and Neck Centre is made up of world-class health care professionals working together for you and with you. Your team includes doctors, nurses, social workers, dietitians, patient flow coordinators, volunteers and many others dedicated to helping you and your family.



          Video Resources

          Introduction to Radiation Therapy of the Head & Neck

          ​Learn what it will be like to have radiation treatment. Find out how to work with your health care team to get through your treatment successfully.

          Radiation Swallowing Exercises

          This video will teach you how to perform simple swallowing exercises that will help you with your swallowing during your radiation treatment. By doing these exercises you can help to minimize the impact on your swallowing function and minimize the long-term use of a feeding tube. These exercises also minimize the need for a modified diet such as puree or only liquid diet, in the future. ​

          Caring for Your Tracheostomy

          Learning to care for a tracheostomy can be very stressful for you and your family. Our team at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is here to support you. This 8-part video series is meant to assist patients who now have a tracheostomy because of head and neck surgery and/or a head and neck cancer diagnosis.

          Exclamation markThe information within this video is not intended to replace any advice provided to you by your health care team. For your safety, we ask that you do not act on the information within these videos without first discussing your treatment or healthy living plan with your qualified health care providers.​

          ​Know About Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

          In this video series, you will learn general information about the human papillomavirus (HPV) including how common it is in the general population, how it is spread from one person to another, and how it can cause cancer in some people. You will also learn about treatment for HPV-related oropharyngeal head and neck cancers, about the HPV vaccine, and how HPV-related head and neck cancer can cause a mix of emotions.


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