• About Miriam N. Lango, MD

    Miriam N. Lango, MD, FACS, is an otolaryngologist specializing in head and neck surgery. She is an Associate Professor at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Health System. Dr. Lango specializes in treating patients with head and neck cancer, thyroid tumors; minimally invasive surgery for pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer; parotid tumors; complex or recurrent thyroid cancer; advanced skin cancers including melanoma, sinonasal malignancies; sinonasal malignancies and skull base tumors; voice and swallowing disorders.


    Neck Dissection to Treat Head and Neck Cancer – Not so Radical Any More

    by  • April 15, 2013 • Head and Neck Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery, Uncategorized

    Neck dissection is usually recommended to remove cancer that has spread to the lymph nodes of the neck. Cancers spread by dispersing through small channels, captured in lymph nodes that serve as filters. Cancer cells take up residence and grow within lymph nodes. Some cancer spread by invading blood vessels and spreading to other...

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