At Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) in Zion, Illinois, our otolaryngology department provides advanced medical treatments to patients with various types and stages of head and neck cancers, including laryngeal cancer, hypopharyngeal cancer, nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer, nasopharyngeal cancer, salivary gland cancer and oral cancer. An otolaryngologist, or ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor, is trained in the medical and surgical treatment of the ears, nose, throat and other structures of the head and neck. Our otolaryngologists in Zion take a multidisciplinary approach to recommending individualized treatment options and encourage patients to work with supportive care clinicians to help support their quality of life.
Carol Bier-Laning, MD, FACS, is an otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon at CTCA® at Midwestern in Illinois. Dr. Bier-Laning is board certified in otolaryngology and is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, American Head and Neck Society and American College of Surgeons. She diagnoses and treats cancer patients, as well as CTCA patients with ENT-related disorders. Dr. Bier-Laning devotes time to patients and their families, educating them about their disease and the options available to treat it, while empowering them to take an active role in their treatment plan.
Our otolaryngologists in Illinois work with the rest of your care team, all under one roof, to provide you with whole-person care. Patients at our cancer center near Chicago have access to a wide variety of evidence-informed supportive care services, including nutrition therapy, mind-body medicine, pain management, chiropractic care and physical therapy, to help manage cancer-related side effects and support quality of life throughout treatment.