Traditional surgery and radiation and/or chemotherapy is devastating especially in older adults. New research in robotic surgery for HPV associated oropharyngeal cancer is showing reduced morbidity, in other words, a better quality of life.
Published in JAMA, October 2020: Outcomes Following Transoral Robotic Surgery for Human Papillomavirus–Associated Oropharyngeal Carcinoma in Older Patients
Know all the options. Education is empowering.