Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how fast does throat cancer spread

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: In general, the larger the cancer gets, the faster it grows. Think of a snowball. When it’s small and you roll it, it gets a little bigger. When it’s ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat cancer: Hello, the most common type of throat cancer is called squamous cell carcinoma. This type of cancer is very dangerous because it spreads so quickly. H ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Throat: HPV related cancers of the mouth, throat and larynx are on the rise and may be spread by oral sex.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
I wish I could say..: I wish i could say yes. But, unfortunately the answer is no. When the throat cancer has spred to the liver that is a stage IV disease and is an incur ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes and yes: Both throat and thyroid cancer can spread to the central neck lymph nodes, which are essentially next to the thyroid bed. Smoking and alcohol use wil ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Chemotherapy: Mainstay of treatment for tumor that is metastatic is chemotherapy. Local treatments like surgery, radio surgery or radiation can do just that local ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Can happen: The HPV virus has been known to be associated with the development of squamous cancer of the cervix. More recently, HPV has been shown to also be ass ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No clear answer: Would seek out a palliative care doctor who could help making whatever time is available more comfortable and meaningful. Sorry that cannot be of more ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not necessarily.: Throat cancer usually is curable with radiation therapy (and sometimes chemo at the same time, occasionally surgery). It is important to be treated a ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cancer in the throat: The throat is the area known as the "pharynx". The pharynx is divided into 3 parts. The area behind the nose (nasopharynx), the area behind the mouth ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month