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throat cancer in 20s

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not too high: Chances of having throat cancer are not too high unless you are a smoker. Smoking greatly increases the risk of cancer. If you don't smoke & have acid ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Takes time to develp: Throat cancer associated with smoking/alcoholism takes time to develop. 1st your normal throat cells change to different cells than they are supposed ... Read More
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A 37-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
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A 31-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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hope not: Without any symptoms or an exam who knows. If you are concerened see your doctor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Genes, smoking: Genetics plays a role, but among things that you can control, people who smoke and drink alcohol regularly are at much higher risk. Certain types of h ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. A Daniel Pinheiro
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Good prognosis: Most "throat" cancers can be cured. Even advanced stage iva cancer can be cured and cure rates are better for throat cancer than they are for cancer a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: This may include surgery, radiation therapy, and/or chemotherapy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Need more information off course. But the outcome -will depend on the stage/the type of the cancer and the treatments that you received. Talk to you d ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See: http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/oralcav.html

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