A 34-year-old male asked:
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does laryngopharyngeal reflux cause cancer of the larynx or throat? if, so how often does this happen? % of patients who develop cancer from lpr?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No basis: You should not be concerned about this complication. it does not happen!.
Answered on Sep 19, 2017

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No impact: Acid reflux has minimal effect in causing Cancer...that too only in the lower Esophagus area, not in the throat area.
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LPR: There have been reports however not in recent years. Questionable evidence. Very rare as a single factor.
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