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How do doctors tell if its cancer in your throat or allergies?

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Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
15 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Persistance: Generally if symptoms persist and/or worsen, it is less likely to be allergies. Here is a good overview of head/neck cancer http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/head-and-neck-cancer.
Answered on Jun 9, 2013

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