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Archive: A multidisciplinary approach to swallowing difficulty at the UW Voice & Swallow Clinic

University of Wisconsin speech-language pathologists Molly Knigge, MS, CCCSLP, Rachael E Kammer, MS, CCCSLP, and oncology nurse coordinator Peggy Wiederholt are the co-authors of a new article featured in the ASHA Leader highlighting the UW Voice & Swallow Clinic’s multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating head and neck cancer.

Patients receiving radiation and/or chemotherapy for treatment of head and neck cancer often have difficulty swallowing. A multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of dysphagia is crucial to keep patients swallowing and eating throughout their treatment.

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